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Media: Get the Dirt On It

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The environmental and production benefits of improving the nation’s soil health are numerous and significant. On this site, news media will find a range of resources that provide background information, subject matter expert contacts, soil health farmer contacts and other information to help you develop news and feature articles about this growing and important movement.

Radio public service directors can download a series of “Unlock the Secrets in the Soil” public service announcements, too!

Soil Health Television PSAs

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As it works with farmers and ranchers to improve soil health throughout the country, NRCS also wants consumers to know about and support growers who are harvesting this new hope in healthy soil. Recently, NRCS distributed a series of 15- and 30-second public service ads to 1,000 local television stations, the networks, the National Association of Broadcasters, and every state broadcast association in the country to highlight the critical role healthy soil plays in our lives, on our planet and in our future. Click here to view the ads.

Broadcasters: Click here to choose from multiple formats to download.


Newspaper/Magazine Info-Graphics

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Believe it or not, there are a lot of interesting facts about healthy soil. These informative graphics provide a glimpse of just some of those secrets—and newspaper and magazine editors are encouraged to download and publish these graphics (royalty-free) to help their readers “Unlock the Secrets in the Soil.”




Soil Health Photo Gallery

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Explore and download high resolution, royalty-free images from our soil health photo gallery.  





Public Service Announcements

Soil health photo feature for audio on One Soil to Live - Respect and the Greatest Soil on Earth.


Please feel free to use the following PSAs to help others learn how soil health benefits our environment. Proper attribution is required and appreciated. Contact Ron Nichols for more information.




One Soil to Live - Respect

 The Greatest Soil on Earth


Video News Release

Healthier Soils for Healthier Farms

Healthier Soils To Get Through Drought