Rainfall Simulator: How Farming Practices Affect Soil Stability and Water Infiltration

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2020: $79,866.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2022
Grant Recipient: National Center for Appropriate Technology
Region: Southern
State: Arkansas
Principal Investigator:
In this video, Bill Chain of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation discusses production practices on five soil types with the help of a rainfall simulator. NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Lee Rinehart, talks about the soil-health principles that build soil structure and water-holding capacity in agricultural soils. The discussion took place at the Pennsylvania No-Till Alliance Field Day at Bupplyn Farm in York, Pennsylvania.
Lee Rinehart, NCAT
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
This product is associated with the project "Demystifying Regenerative Grazing and Soil Health"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.