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New Year’s resolutions…from your soil

If your soil could talk, here’s how it would help you improve your farm business in 2018.

By Kurt Lawton and Soil Health Partnership

As we ring in 2018, getting healthy is a common New Year’s Resolution among millions of people. But for farmers, the New Year is also an opportunity to set goals to get your soil healthy – a practice of elevated importance to protect natural resources, and help you manage extreme weather, increase profitability and sequester carbon, field by field.

The Soil Health Partnership program by the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) has developed the Top 5 Resolutions for 2018, from your soil’s point of view.

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