No-tiller and Practical Farmers of Iowa board member Nathan Anderson was once asked this question. Read on to see his answer, and find out more about soil health payoffs spotlighted at a Capitol Hill hearing this week.
Corn and soybean farmers are pushing for— and Congress is moving to create— a whole new subsidy that could maintain farm incomes at a nearly four-decade high should prices fall or crops be destroyed by weather.
Farmers and ranchers are businesspeople, and the questions that often present the most significant barrier to adoption of soil health management systems pertain to the business case. The Soil Health Institute interviewed 100 farmers in 9 states who have adopted soil health systems and used partial budget analysis to evaluate whether soil health practices increase or reduce profitability.
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