Soil and water
Soil health has many connections to water. Learn more about the basics of soil health and tillage.
Managing soil health is important for both crop production and your local watershed.
- Soil organic matter in cropping systems
- Soil biology
- Soil compaction and wet soils
- Can soil health tests determine fertilizer needs?
Consider planting cover crops. They can provide many benefits to a cropping system, including improved soil health.
The Minnesota Office for Soil Health has more resources on soil health and soil and water conservation.