The Cornell Soil Health Assessment Training Manual will:
- Provide an overview of the concept of soil health
- Describe soil constraints
and soil quality issues common to soils in New York and the Northeast region,
especially in vegetable and field crop production systems
- Provide guidelines on how to conduct in-field qualitative and quantitative
soil health assessment
- Provide a how-to guide for proper soil sampling
- Provide an overview of laborabory
methods used to assess the health status of soil, the soil health report
and their interpretation
- Identify management strategies for improving soil health based on measured
- Provide links to additional
soil health and soil management resources.
52 wire bound pages in full color with a soft cover.
Authors: Gugino, Beth K., Omololu J. Idowu, Robert R. Schindelbeck, Harold M. van Es, Bianca N. Moebius-Clune, David W. Wolfe, Janice E. Thies, and George S. Abawi