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Research Project: Stewardship of Upper Midwest Soil and Air Resources through Regionally Adapted Management Practices

Location: Soil Management Research

Title: Organic and low input farming: Pros and cons for soil health

item Weyers, Sharon

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/17/2017
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Organic and low input farming practices have both advantages and disadvantages in building soil health and maintaining productivity. Examining the effects of farming practices on soil health parameters can aid in developing whole system strategies that promote sustainability. Application of specific farming practices that have positive outcomes on soil health should be emphasized.