No doubt most farmers are good stewards of the land and want to conserve it for themselves and future generations. To most farmers that means conserving their soil base and to others it means improving it which means practicing no-till.
Source: By Michelle Banks, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
In the minds of many, a freshly tilled field is picturesque â€” clean and ready for the next planting. But according to a soil health expert, what looks good to the eye, isnâ€™t always good for the soil â€” or a farmerâ€™s bottom line.
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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