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Soil organic matter creates healthy soils

Soil Organic Matter: Tips for Responsible Nitrogen Management

The process of turning nitrogen in the air into plant-available forms occurs naturally in healthy soil systems through a multitude of microorganisms.

A worm comes up from the earth.

Healthy Soil, Defined

Most farmers strive for a healthy, fer­tile soil that has good tilth. But do these terms — soil health, soil fertility and good tilth — all mean the same thing to all of us?

Dairy cattle graze freely on healthy forage options.

Dairy Farming: The Framework of Biological and Sustainable Practices

Biological dairy farming is a dynamic system of farming that works with natural principles. Its purpose is to make a profit by growing healthy, mineralized foods that are nutrient-rich and of maximum quality for people.

Rows of organically managed corn on the left compared to rows of conventionally managed corn on the right

Boosting Corn Yields By Balancing Nutrients

Corn is the one crop that exhibits production potential beyond the dreams of possibility. Twinning, even three ears per stalk, is evi­dently possible, even practical, albeit elusive.