Posted: May 4, 2019

We all know that healthier soil equates to greater vitality, resilience and productivity, no matter what we're growing or raising on our land. But how do we figure out what our soil needs, and what techniques are best for improving soil health?

A soil probe and bucket make soil testing much easier and sampling more uniform. Photo Credit: Justin Brackenrich, Penn State Extension.

A soil probe and bucket make soil testing much easier and sampling more uniform. Photo Credit: Justin Brackenrich, Penn State Extension.

Penn State Extension has some useful advice to help you make sense of the data you receive when you submit a soil test sample. Check out this article for all the info!

If you want a deeper dive into what makes soil healthy, listen in on a podcast featuring Nina Prater, a soil specialist with NCAT's ATTRA sustainable agriculture program.

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