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Making Observations Easier with ISAP’s Rainfall Simulator

Making Observations Easier with ISAP's Rainfall Simulator Author: ISAP Soil Health Specialist, Jim Isermann Thinking through how our soil functions is not always an easy concept, or even an idea we consider very often. Getting down to the basics of how we want our soils to perform can help us better understand the role the…
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PCM Impacts: Summarizing Practice Adoption, Nutrient and Sediment Loss Reductions

Impacts: Summarizing Practice Adoption, Nutrient and Sediment Loss Reductions Author: Travis Deppe Precision Conservation Management (PCM) is a conservation program initiated through funding by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) – Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). PCM combines precision technology and data management with farm business and financials to help farmers manage, adopt, and…
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Edge-of-Field Roadmap

Roadmap seeks to accelerate adoption of edge of field conservation practices In early 2021, The Nature Conservancy, the Soil and Water Conservation Society, and Meridian Institute released Leading at the Edge: A Roadmap to Advance Edge of Field Practices in Agriculture, a new resource to build awareness, generate momentum, and catalyze adoption of conservation practices…
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Soil Health Basics for Technical Service Providers

We met with Dr. Stacy Zuber, USDA-NRCS State Soil Health Specialist, on March 15th to discuss details about the new national course for certification of Technical Service Providers to write Soil Health Management System Conservation Activity Plans (CP 116). This training will be hosted by the USDA-NRCS Soil Health Division through virtual delivery April 27-29th.…
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