Managing for Soil Health: Maximize Living Roots

Living roots reduce erosion and feed the organisms that keep your soil healthy and productive. Visit to learn more.
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Managing for Soil Health: Maximize Living Roots

Want healthier soils? Living roots reduce erosion and provide food for organisms like earthworms and microbes that cycle the nutrients your plants need.

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Weekend Read:

Russell Hedrick GovD The Dollars and Cents of Soil Health: A Farmer’s Perspective

With 318.5 bushels per acre, Russell Hedrick was the dryland division state winner in the 2016 North Carolina Corn Yield Contest. Learn how Hedrick promotes soil health to boost yields and improve his bottom line.

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