Managing for Soil Health: Minimize Disturbance

Minimizing disturbance is just one way you can improve soil health across your operation. Visit farmers.gov/soilhealth to learn more.
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Managing for Soil Health: Minimize Disturbance

From hooves to plows, soil is disturbed in many ways. While some disturbance is unavoidable, minimizing disturbance events across your operation is an important step to building healthier soils.

Visit our new farmers.gov/soilhealth page for additional resources on managing for soil health across your working land, and give us feedback at the bottom of the page.

Whether you manage 1 acre or 10,000, we’re here to help you build healthier soils and strengthen your operation.

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