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The Costs of Erosion: Topsoil's Role in Food Security

Topsoil is geology modified by biology, physical and chemical processes. Without topsoil, our planet would be just rocks and dust with no meaningful life. The thin layer of topsoil covering our earth gives and sustains almost all of the life we know. It is basic knowledge that a handful of soil contains billions of bacteria, protozoa, fungi, nematodes and earthworms to name a few.


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[Podcast] 30 Under 30 with Mitchell Hora, and the Future of Regenerative Agriculture

For this <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we caught up with Mitchell Hora on the sidelines of the Big Soil Health Event in Riverside, Iowa and spoke with him about getting named to the list, the potential for regenerative agriculture, his company’s web-based application TopSoil and more.
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we caught up with Mitchell Hora on the sidelines of the Big Soil Health Event in Riverside, Iowa and spoke with him about getting named to Forbes magazine's "30 Under 30" list, the potential for regenerative agriculture, his company’s web-based application TopSoil and more.
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Who Says You Can’t ‘Grow’ New Topsoil?

America’s oldest farming operation is profiting from improved soil quality and no-till cropping on mined land
The Shirley Plantation traces its roots back to 1613 as the oldest continuous farming operation in North America. Charles Carter, the 11th generation of the family, says it has turned into an extremely diversified, highly innovative no-till operation.
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