Soil Health Indicators and Tests

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2017: $312,000.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2020
Grant Recipient: Tarleton State University
Region: Southern
State: Texas
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Barbara Bellows
Tarleton State University/ TIAER
NCAT ATTRA publication that describes various components of soil health and tests, including total carbon, available carbon, aggregate stability, and soil protein/glomalin that are used to assess soil health.
Barbara Bellows, Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research
Mike Morris, NCAT
Colin Mitchell, NCAT
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers; Consumers
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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.