Reasons to Mulch Your Garden

Dan Soil, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom gives you some of the most important reasons why you should mulch your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.       When it comes to promoting and maintaining healthy soil in our gardens, year after year, it really can’t be done without the magic of mulching. Mulch plays a large role in creating a sustainable …

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Organic Research Institution Launches Industrial Hemp Research Project

Dan Education, Industry News Release, Soil, Specialty Crops

The Rodale Institute has started a new industrial hemp research project focused on examining the crop’s role in soil health and regenerative organic agriculture. Proclaimed as the nation’s leading organic farming research institution, Rodale is overseeing one of 16 pilot projects to grow industrial hemp in Pennsylvania, the first legal cultivation of the crop in the state in 80 years. …

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Food, Conservation Groups Invest in Soil to Sustain Food Production

Dan Industry News Release

A national effort to enhance farm sustainability through soil health has additional backing from a major consumer foods manufacturer. Leaders from General Mills, The Nature Conservancy, the Soil Health Institute and the Soil Health Partnership announce a collaborative effort to advance soil health on America’s farms and ranches, paving the way for measurable economic and environmental gains for farmers, businesses …