Soil Health

SoilHealthSoil is a living and life-giving natural resource.
-Natural Resources Conservation Service

Due to the importance of healthy soils, Glenn County RCD, NRCS and UCCE has partnered together to help promote and encourage healthy soils. It it is our goal to help provide opportunity to farmers while sharing information and learning more from each other.

As part of this partnership, Glenn County RCD created a farmer-led Steering/Technical Advisory Committee made up of farmers and local experts on the topic to ensure a locally led process.

Goals and Activities:

  • Series of Field Days – A Growers Perspective
    • Cover Crop Efficacy in Orchard Settings
    • Strip Till – No Till: CLICK HERE for YouTube Video
    • Rangeland Health
    • Compost – Mulch – Cover Crops in Orchards
    • Breakfast + A Soil Health And Composting Workshop with Local Industry
    • More coming soon!
  • Articles
  • Technical Assistance
  • And, ultimately, Healthy Soils!

>> News & Report – Brassica, Almonds and Prunes 
>> News & Report – April 2016
>> Glenn County Soil Health Partnership Presentation for Farm Bureau

For more information contact us!