Tools to Understand Soil Health


MP3 download of workshop audio from MOSES 2019. PowerPoint slides from the presentation may be available on the conference website.

Workshop Session: Saturday II

Soil health is a function of soil biology, chemistry, and physical properties. Explore tools, including a free phone app and low-cost test kits, and what they can tell you about your soil. Learn how to use soil health information to improve your farm management.

Vicki Morrone is an on-farm specialist working with Michigan organic farmers on cover crops, soil health improvements, and other smart farming approaches.

Rebecca Titus farms with her family in Michigan, growing vegetables, mushrooms, and small fruits for local markets and CSA since 2006.

Sieg Snapp is a professor of soils and agroecology at Michigan State University.