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Jan 14 | 01:21 AM
5 principles of soil health 1. Soil Cover 2. Limit Disturbance 4. Living roots 3. Diversity 5. Integrating Livestock On your farm what order would you place these in order of soil health and would it be the same for ROI?
Commodity Livestock Producer
Small Acreage Hobby Land Owner
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Feb 04 | 05:12 PM
Good question. As a small scale produce farm my answer would be a little different. 1.Diversity 2.Living Roots 3.Soil Cover 4.Limit Disturbance 5.Livestock
Jan 15 | 07:42 PM
This is a great question and interesting to think about. I always try and value all of the principles the same. With each principle adding value to our soils and trying to mimic the native prairie system. If I had to rate them: 1. Limited disturbance 2. Soil Armour 3 . Diversity 4. Green Living Plant 5. Livestock