Soil quality is the capacity of a soil to:
- Sustain plant and animal productivity
- Maintain or enhance water and air quality
- Support human health and habitation
The WVRLC’s vision is to inspire and guide Benton County residents to adopt landscaping practices that will improve soil health and the function of urban ecosystems.Learn more!
This past year, Oregon NRCS has challenged growers to test their soil health using a new method, Soil Your Undies!
Read more about the challenge and results from Benton County.
This project, funded by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, explores the innovative use of soil characteristics in the selection of upland prairie restoration sites.Learn more about the Prairie Soils project!
The Soil Quality Project provides farmers with a package of in-field and laboratory physical, biological and chemical soil assessments.Request an assessment!
A network that provides agricultural professionals and farmers with access to soil quality resources.Join the Network!
An overview of numerous students’ soil quality internship projects.Check out soil internship projects and opportunities!