National Soil Health Initiative. The Soil Health Roadmap to Productive, Sustainable Farming in the 21 st Century and Beyond. June 4, 2012. NRCS - HELPING PEOPLE HELP THE LAND. The Bigger Picture.
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National Soil Health Initiative
The Soil Health Roadmap to Productive, Sustainable Farming in the 21st
Century and Beyond
June 4, 2012
NRCS - HELPING PEOPLE
HELP THE LAND
’The Nation that destroys its soil, destroys itself.’ ”
(Sub-Team & Leads)
Soil Survey & Resource Assessment
Science & Technology
Deputy Chiefs & PAD Director
The Key conservation practices are:
Conservation Districts play a very important role and have the opportunity to Make Things Happen on-the-ground at the local level, which is key to getting conservation implemented.
Conservation Districts and NRCS have been and are great partners, and it would be great to continue this team effort with the Soil Health Initiative. CDs have developed good ideas and have initiated innovative programs and actions on their own to achieve conservation and soil health.
Ag Producers Leading Incorporation of Soil Health Systems
Dave Brandt, OH
Steve Groff, PA
Gabe Brown, ND
Helping People Help the Land
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer
Ray Styer, NC
Ray McCormick, IN
Be an ambassador for
A word of caution though - be aware that
the Soil Health bug
is very exciting and very contagious!