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Grow With It

Growing with Soil Health Management Systems is one of the most effective ways for farmers to increase crop productivity and profitability while improving the environment. Results are often realized immediately, and last well into the future. The resources on this page will help you understand what conservation core practices are part of an effective Soil Health Management System – and how to get the help you need to “Unlock the Secrets in the Soil.”

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Cover Crops logoCover crops are one of the most effective ways to improve soil health, optimize production inputs and protect natural resources. Click here to view a collection of educational materials developed out of decades of cover crop research funded by Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE).  

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Healthy, productive soils checklist for growers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Managing for soil health is one of the easiest and most effective ways for farmers to increase crop productivity and profitability while improving the environment. Read our healthy, productive soil health checklist for growers (PDF, 4.15MB) and learn what might be a part of your soil health management system.


 

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
Joseph Kraft, State Soil Scientist
One Credit Union Place, Suite 340
Harrisburg, PA 17110-2993
Phone (717) 237-2207
Fax (717) 237-2238