Climate Smart Farming Resource

Building Soils for Better Crops Manual

The third edition of Building Soils for Better Crops is a one-of-a-kind, practical guide to ecological soil management. It provides step-by-step information on soil-improving practices as well as an in-depth background from what soil is to the importance of organic matter. Case studies of farmers from across the country provide inspiring examples of how soils — and whole farms — have been renewed through these techniques.

Developer: SARE, University of Vermont, Cornell University
Cost: Free
Time Investment: Not Applicable