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Sep 12, 2019, 08:00 ET Report Analyzes Farm Bill Impact on Soil Health

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) and the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) today released the Impact of 2018 Farm Bill Provisions on...


Jul 17, 2019, 10:00 ET Soil Health Institute Releases Comprehensive Strategy for Soil Health

The Soil Health Institute today released its comprehensive strategy for enhancing soil health at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Soil Health Institute...


Jul 09, 2019, 14:34 ET Soil Health Institute releases progress report on adoption of soil health practices

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) has released PROGRESS REPORT: Adoption of Soil Health Systems, based on data from the 2017 U.S. Census of Agriculture....


Mar 27, 2019, 08:26 ET Soil Health Training to Supply Growing Demand for Sustainable Cotton

The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the nonprofit organization charged with safeguarding and enhancing soil health, has announced it will launch...


Mar 14, 2019, 09:02 ET Soil Health, Human Health Research Priorities Identified

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) today released the Conference on Connections Between Soil Health and Human Health report, which includes...


Dec 18, 2018, 08:00 ET Soil Health Institute Names Dr. Cristine Morgan as Chief Scientific Officer

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) announced today that one of the nation's premier Soil Scientists, Dr. Cristine Morgan, will serve as its Chief...


Nov 15, 2018, 09:10 ET Living Soil Film Documents Soil Health Movement

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) today released a 60-minute documentary that captures the history – and significance – of the soil health movement....


May 11, 2018, 10:23 ET Soil Health Institute Announces Methods for Evaluating Soil Health Indicators at a Continental Scale

The Soil Health Institute (SHI), which is charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research...


Apr 22, 2018, 09:33 ET This Earth Day, we celebrate major impacts through soil health

U.S. farmers and ranchers are adopting soil health-promoting practices (e.g., no-till, cover crops, prescribed grazing) to increase soil organic...


Apr 20, 2017, 13:26 ET Food and Conservation Groups Invest in Soil to Sustain Food Production

A national effort to enhance farm sustainability through soil health has additional backing from a major consumer foods manufacturer. Leaders from...


Jan 03, 2017, 07:30 ET Soil Health Research Landscape™ tool launches with more than 1,000 references

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) today announced the release of the Soil Health Research Landscape™ tool. The online library and search engine will be ...


Dec 01, 2016, 11:00 ET Soil Health Institute, Datu Research receive grant to evaluate economic impact of soil health practices

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) and Datu Research today announced a $626,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation to quantify the economic risks...


Aug 11, 2016, 08:00 ET Soil health experts gain ground on standardized measurements, identify future research needs

Soil health experts from across North America plan to integrate more research projects to provide agricultural producers and policy makers with...


May 10, 2016, 08:00 ET Soil Health Institute Announces New Chief Operating Officer

The Soil Health Institute announced today it has hired Sheldon R. Jones as its Chief Operating Officer. Jones will work closely with Wayne Honeycutt, ...


Apr 19, 2016, 09:00 ET Soil Health Institute Names Dr. Steven Shafer as Chief Scientific Officer

The Soil Health Institute announced today that one of the nation's top agricultural research leaders, Dr. Steven R. Shafer, has been hired as its...


Feb 25, 2016, 02:09 ET Soil Health Institute Appoints Inaugural Members to Board of Directors

The Soil Health Institute marked a milestone today in the organization's efforts to bring world-class leaders together to help improve soil health....


Feb 09, 2016, 08:00 ET Soil Health Institute Selects Wayne Honeycutt as First Chief Executive Officer

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) today announced that it has selected one of the nation's top agriculture leaders to be the organization's first ever...


Dec 03, 2015, 10:00 ET New Institute Launched to Help Improve Nation's Soil Health

With more than one million organisms in a single teaspoon of Earth, soil is the starting point for plant, animal and human life. It is the foundation ...