Soil Health Principles

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Adapted from farmer Gabe Brown and a series of articles on the 5 soil health principles by Jay Fuhrer, NRCS Soil Health Specialist. Coming more from a farming perspective, these concepts apply similarly to rangelands. 1. Keep soil covered In … Continued

How to apply the Healthy Soil Principles

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New Mexico’s Healthy Soil Act is based on five soil health principles: ¬≠keeping the soil covered; minimizing external inputs and minimizing soil disturbance on cropland; maximizing biodiversity; maintaining a living root; and integrating animals into land management. Here are some … Continued