soil health

June 8, 2023

Soil Issues Threaten Agriculture and Food Production, Prompting Call for Conservation Solutions

Healthy soil is crucial for sustainable agriculture and the production of food and fiber that support our daily lives. However, a range of soil issues, including erosion, compaction, organic matter depletion, and habitat degradation, are threatening soil health and agricultural productivity. Recognizing the importance of addressing these concerns, experts are urging farmers and landowners to seek assistance from conservation programs to implement effective solutions.