soil health

Insights on the Economics of Soil Health on 100 Farms

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MORRISVILLE, N.C., September 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ -  The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, will release its comprehensive report on the Economics of Soil Health on 100 Farms in a webinar on Thursday, September 30 at 12 p.m. ET, thanks to the generous support of Cargill.

Using data collected and analyzed across 100 farms in nine states, Dr. Wayne Honeycutt, SHI’s President & CEO, will share key findings that can only be gleaned at such a scale.

The Power of Soil: An Interview With Dr. Rattan Lal

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Soil is a living entity; it is full of life. In a single teaspoon, there are as many as 1 billion microorganisms. This diversity is critical to agricultural production and human survival. To talk about living soil, I sat down with Dr. Rattan Lal. He is not only a giant in this field but also a consistently humble and unfailingly friendly human being. The author of 22 books and one of most cited scientists in the world, Dr.

Beneficial Bacteria and Soil: Hidden Helpers Below Ground

The world’s soils are increasingly disappearing. But their living elements – beneficial bacteria – are capable of saving this valuable resource and helping crops thrive.
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Imagine losing twenty years of work in just a few days. In 2013, this happened to Australian farmer Robert Hinrichsen after a massive flood.
 

Reaping the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture

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by Craig Wichner, founder and managing partner of Farmland LP 

Benefiting Biodiversity & Soil Health

Sustainable Solutions to Nurture Nature
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Through close collaboration with growers and other partners, we are committed to balancing the need for crop production with nature conservation and reducing agriculture’s impact on biodiversity. 

Virtual Showcase Highlights the Importance of Soil Health and Regenerative Agriculture for U.S. Cotton Farmers

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 14 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, recently concluded the Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farmer Showcase, a series of eight online discussions with U.S. cotton farmers and soil health experts highlighting the challenges and positive impact soil health management systems can have on agricultural productivity and farm profitability.

Cotton Industry Leaders Share the Importance of Soil Health and Regenerative Agriculture During Virtual Showcase

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, invites you to join Mr. Greg Bohrer, Director of Natural Capital at Walmart Foundation; Dr. Jesse Daystar, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Cotton, Inc.; and Dr. Wayne Honeycutt, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Soil Health Institute, at the virtually held Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farmer Showcase, at 2 p.m. (ET) on March 23, 2021.

Accelerating the Regenerative Revolution: The Nature Conservancy Invests in Emerging Agri-Tech Firms to Speed Progress Against Ambitious Soil Health Goals

By establishing portfolio of emerging companies targeting improved soil health outcomes, TNC aims to prime the pump for sustainable innovation across investment sectors
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Arlington, Va., March 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As investor interest coalesces around the potential of emerging agricultural technology (‘agri-tech’) to boost the sustainability of global food systems, a pioneering initiative from The Nature Conservancy (TNC) aims to encourage cross-sector commitment to innovations that target the specific issue of soil health.

Economics of Soil Health Evaluated on 100 Farms by the Soil Health Institute and Cargill

Soil health systems increased net income for 85% of farmers growing corn and 88% growing soybean
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Improving soil health can help farmers build drought resilience, increase nutrient availability, suppress diseases, reduce erosion and nutrient losses, and increase economic benefits according to recent Soil Health Institute research. “In addition to benefiting farmers and their land, many soil health management systems also benefit the broader environment by storing soil carbon, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and improving water quality,” says Dr. Wayne Honeycutt, President and CEO, Soil Health Institute (SHI).

Introducing Epic Provisions' First Bar Made From Beef Raised Using Practices To Reduce Carbon Emissions

Exclusively Available at Whole Foods, EPIC’s Beef Barbacoa-Inspired Bar is made with beef sourced from White Oak Pastures, a pioneer in regenerative farming practices that put carbon underground
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MINNEAPOLIS, March 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – EPIC, the snack brand with a mission to improve the lives of animals, support human health, and help heal the land, debuts its first bar made from beef raised using practices to reduce carbon emissions. The EPIC Beef Barbacoa-Inspired Bar is the first bar to bear Savory Institute's Land to Market™ Ecological Outcome Verification™ (EOV) Seal, underscoring EPIC’s commitment to advancing regenerative farming practices.

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