Soil Aggregation and Assessing Pasture Soil Structure with a Simple Field Test

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:
Soil aggregate stability is a measure of how well soil particles stick together and facilitate air and water movement in soils. In this video, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Lee Rinehart discusses the practices that contribute to healthy soils and demonstrates how to conduct a simple soil aggregate stability test at Lands at Hillside Farms in Shavertown, Pennsylvania, in August 2022.
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.