Categories for Farmer

One Inch of Topsoil

One inch of topsoil takes Great Nature over ten thousand years to produce. We can do this faster (see Bio-intensive... View Article

Nitrogen Balances

Grain farmers use nitrogen balances to see how much chemical fertilizer they need to get commercial yields of their crop.... View Article

Tilth Indicator

How can you assess the impacts of farming practices on soil structure? That is the challenge organic inspectors face at... View Article

Soil Health

Soil health is easy to say but hard to define. Let’s start with an observation. Healthy soil allows plant roots... View Article