Universal Soil Health? Pitfalls lead to Progress.

Universal Soil Health? Pitfalls lead to Progress.

Soil health testing is certainly popular, but much less popular should be scoring everyone against the same yardstick –  without taking account of the soil eco-region. Presently, that’s common practice with labs offering soil health tests. A new approach...
Remembering the early roots of soil health testing

Remembering the early roots of soil health testing

Soil health testing may well have come about due to events 40 years ago this summer. In 1977, The Ministry of Agriculture of Baden-Württemberg (Germany) released a definitive study which compared conventional farming methods with “biological” – defined as farms...