Soil Ecology and Management Information Resource


The Soil Ecology and Management Website aids agricultural professionals in applying ecological principles to the management of soil. Building soil resources provides the foundation for healthy farms, communities, the environment, and future livelihoods. This Web site addresses key principles of soil ecological mangement, including biodiversity, vegetative cover, and soil quality. Practical management tools in line with these principles include the use of cover crops, compost, manure, and reduced tillage.


Online at the Website below.


Farmers; crop managers.


MSU Departments of Horticulture and Crop and Soil Sciences, with funding from MSU's Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

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