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Managing for healthy soil

There are many ways to find information on soil health. Text books, web pages, reports, calculators, soil health assessment kits and other tools all provide pieces of it. This part of the checklist focuses on questions that farmers and land managers might ask in chasing-down useful information. The two key goals being - "What can I do?" and "What does a healthy soil mean for me?".

Step 1 – What do I want from my soils?
Step 2 – What are the properties and capabilities of my soils?
Step 3 – How can I improve soil health?
Step 4 – What is my plan for healthier soils?
Step 5 – How do I know that my soil health is improving and that I am making a difference?
A group of farmer and land managers in the field
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