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Apply by March 15, 2019, to collaborate with Soil Health Partnership

Soil Health Partnership fosters transformation in agriculture through improved soil health.

The Soil Health Partnership is accepting proposals for partnerships and collaboration for 2019.

The Soil Health Partnership is a farmer-led initiative that fosters transformation in agriculture through improved soil health, benefiting both farmer profitability and the environment. With more than 140 working farms enrolled in 14 states, the SHP tests, measures and advances progressive farm management practices.

“At the SHP, we collaborate with a diverse network of partners ranging from universities to industry and government groups to non-profits,” said Dr. Shefali Mehta, executive director of the Soil Health Partnership. “These broad partnerships enable SHP to maximize the impact of our work. This year we are making this specific call for proposals to ensure that we continue to seek out diverse partners and include a fuller range of ideas.”

Applicants are required to complete the Request for Partnership form on the SHP website. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2019.

“Whether working with soil science or agronomy experts, developing a partnership in a new state as we expand our farmer network, or fueling a graduate student’s passion for soil health, SHP knows that partnerships make our work stronger and more impactful,” said Mehta.

The Soil Health Partnership will review and respond to the submitted proposals by end of April.

The Soil Health Partnership is administered by the National Corn Growers Association.

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