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Producers receive financial assistance to improve their land

Producers receive financial assistance to improve their land

By Stan Wise South Dakota Soil Health Coalition For many producers, knowing that soil health is important just isn’t enough. The challenge for them is how to pay for it. “Conservation is not cheap,” Marshall County producer Dennis Fagerland said. Soil health is...

Soil health producers have more confidence in their systems

Soil health producers have more confidence in their systems

By Lynn Betts For South Dakota Soil Health Coalition As concerns continue to build about a widespread drought across South Dakota this year, the state’s  farmers and ranchers face yet another stressful year. Two exceptionally wet years in 2018 and 2019 followed by...

SDSHC Presents Awards During Memorable 2021 Soil Health Conference

SDSHC Presents Awards During Memorable 2021 Soil Health Conference

The virtual 2021 Soil Health Conference held Jan. 6-7 offered more than 400 attendees the chance to hear conservation advice and encouragement from an excellent lineup of soil health experts and innovators. World Food Prize Winner Dr. Rattan Lal spoke about the...

Soil Health Conference speaker shares many benefits of interseeding

Soil Health Conference speaker shares many benefits of interseeding

By Lura Roti for South Dakota Soil Health Coalition Mechanic is among the many hats most farmers and ranchers wear. “Every farmer and rancher modifies equipment – it’s the nature of the game,” explained Paul Winkler, a Newell, S.D., rancher. Always eager to learn...