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Here at the Soil Health Theater, you can see and hear from some of America’s top soil health experts and innovative soil health farmers. From video demonstrations on soil health to videos featuring the men and women who are farming with Soil Health Management Systems, see for yourself why there’s a growing movement to “Unlock the Secrets in the Soil.” 

Explore the Science of Soil Health

Science title imageFollowing the popular “Soil Health Lessons in a Minute” video demonstrations, NRCS and film maker Robin “Buz” Kloot, PhD, have once again teamed up to develop a series of short videos—this time focusing on the science of soil health. Buz, who is a Research Associate Professor at the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, made a cross-country trek in the fall of 2013 to interview some of the nation’s leading researchers and experts—in order to more fully understand the science of soil health. Explore the science of Soil Health.

'The Hope in Healthy Soil' Video Series

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USDA-NRCS – Educational video series examines how farmers are breathing new life into soil

A new, seven-part video series produced by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service explores how an increasing number of farmers throughout the country are creating a new hope in healthy soil by regenerating our nation’s living and life-giving soil. The video series is designed to help consumers, educators and students understand many of the important principles and practices behind the growing soil health movement and how soil health management systems provide a wide range of on- and off-farm benefits. Watch chapter one, the introduction offsite link image    . (1:40). DVDs of the series may be ordered free-of-charge through NRCS’ National Distribution Center at (specify “looped” or “chapter” versions).

Video Profiles in Soil Health

De Sutter photo with tractorIn these short video profiles you can hear directly from some of the nation’s leading farmers to find out how they’re using soil health management systems to make their farms more profitable, productive and sustainable. 


Spanish Video Web

Spanish Video Web

Descubre los Secretos del suelo: A new Spanish-language video, produced by NRCS in Missouri, describes the basics and benefits of soil health and outlines the four basic principles needed to improve soil health. Click here to watch the 4-minute video. Need more soil health information in Spanish? Click here to view NRCS’ Spanish-language soil health publications.

Ray the Soil Guy - Soil Health Lessons in a Minute 

Our soil evangelist, Ray the Soil Guy, inspires many to learn more about soil. Will he inspire you? 

Can your soil pass the ���infiltration test?Can your soil pass the "infiltration test?" Is your soil healthy and functioning? Is your soil healthy and functioning?
Have you discovered the cover? Have you discovered the cover? How should healthy soil look? How should healthy soils look?
How should your soil smell? How to boost your soil's energy.