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Soil Health

The Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems understands the importance of soil quality for sustainable agriculture production. Explore our collection of research and tools on soil.

The Wisconsin Soil Health Scorecard

A field tool to help assess soil health as a function of soil, plant, animal and water properties to monitor and improve soil health based on field experience.

Use the Wisconsin Soil Health Scorecard
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Organic & soil health training

Field tested training to teaching organic dairy farmers how to manage their pasture acreage can enhance their success and profitability. Videos, resources and more.

Organic Pasture Management and Soil Health Training
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Organic Management on Dairy Farms

Researchers recommend that organic dairy producers employ established principles of managed grazing to maintain pasture productivity.

Explore Organic Management on Dairy Farms

Projects and collaborations


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A collaborative research and outreach effort on the efficacy of cover crops on Upper Midwest dairy, livestock, grain, and vegetable farms.

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Citizen Science Research

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Working with farmers to learn more about how to support growers interested in cover cropping and to augment our long-term cover crop database.

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