New video series from USDA/NRCS released:
How does soil health apply in the Southwest? Three examples from Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico show how soil health works on a grand scale.
Access the Playlist: Soil Health in the Southwest to watch the whole series!
Rudy Garcia, NRCS West Regional Soil Health Specialist, introduces the series:
Rockey Farm, about 500 acres in commercial and seed potatoes close to Center, Colorado:
How to Increase Diversity; Cut Inputs and Increase Quality; Use a Probiotic Approach to Farming; Manage Aphids without Pesticides; Integrate Livestock without Owning Cattle; Promote Soil Health in Harsh Conditions; and Increase Carbon Cycling.
Brian Driscoll manages one the largest pecan orchards in the US in San Simon, Arizona:
How to Eliminate Weeds with Native Perennials; Increase Infiltration, Reduce Costs & Increase Quality; and Embrace a Mentality Change.
Lescombes Family Vineyards, a 200-acre vineyard, is located 47 miles west of Deming, New Mexico:
A Personal Journey into Soil Health.
Access the Playlist: Soil Health in the Southwest to watch the whole series on Youtube!