Soil and air are inextricably linked. The health of our soil ecosystem influences and is influenced by our climate. In this episode we take a look at how nitrogen moves through the soil and the climate's impact on this cycling.
Practices: Tillage & Cover Crops
Does plowing release more green house gases into the air? Will cover crops reduce need for fertilizer application? In this episode we feature recent research on how new and old farming practices affect climate change.
Programs: USDA-NRCS Conservation Reserve Program
What support is available to reduce climate impact? How much will it cost? In this episode we feature some of the current and upcoming programs that will assist farmers in making climate-smart changes on their fields.