Soil Health Program

Soil Health Program

Research, teaching, and extension services to build and maintain healthy soils across Nebraska.

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Welcome to our Soil Health Program website! Explore a wealth of resources and tools dedicated to optimizing your field’s soil health. From projects, trainings, and diverse events to an extensive educational resources section, we are here to support you every step of the way.

Discover innovative projects covering cover crops, interseeding, perennials, biochar, integrated crop-livestock, and urban farming. Gain practical insights to enhance your soil health management strategies. Stay informed with expert articles, and participate in workshops, conferences, and field days across Nebraska, focusing on best management practices for croplands, grasslands, and forestland.

Join our vibrant community, ask questions, and share experiences to unlock your field’s full potential. Together, let’s cultivate healthier, more resilient soils and communities in Nebraska and across the globe.

Carolina Córdova, PhD
Statewide Soil Health Specialist
Katja Koehler-Cole, PhD
Statewide Soil Health Extension Educator