CCSI-HAT Soil Health Podcast

by Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative

Monthly podcast dedicated to soil health practices and systems. The podcast is produced through a partnership between the Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative (ccsin.org) and Hoosier Ag Today. It features farmers and other experts discussing a wide variety of practices: no-till, cover crops, nutrient/manure management, grazing. Special thanks to Purdue University Hort Extension for their organization and guidance for t... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 4

  • S04 E09 - Season 4 Episode 9 - Learning from Your Peers

    S04 E09 - Season 4 Episode 9 - Learning from Your Peers

    Recorded live at the Indy Farm Show, Mike Shuter - a seasoned soil health practitioner and NACD Soil Health Champion was joined by Andrew Bernzott, a young farmer and National Wildlife Federation Conservation Champion, and Dan Qui...

    30:59
  • S04 E08 - Season 4 Episode 8 - Cover Crops in the River Bottoms?!

    S04 E08 - Season 4 Episode 8 - Cover Crops in the River Bottoms?!

    Everyone knows you can't use cover crops in river bottoms, right? WRONG!Ray McCormick, Knox County, Indiana, farms about 1000 acres of river bottom farmland and uses cover crops on every acre. He is joined by CCSI Director Lisa Ho...

    38:21
  • S04 E06 - Season 4 Episode 7 - IT Professional by Day, Regenerative Farmer by Night

    S04 E06 - Season 4 Episode 7 - IT Professional by Day, Regenerative Farmer by Night

    SW Indiana IT Professional / Soil Health Farmer Pat Bittner exemplifies the studious mindset of many regenerative ag farmers. His thorough research has allowed the remarkably FAST adoption of more advanced practices. Focusing upon...

    21:20
  • S04 E06 - Season 4 Episode 6 - Soil Health in Indiana Corn Production

    S04 E06 - Season 4 Episode 6 - Soil Health in Indiana Corn Production

    Learning from experience soil heath farmers can help shape applied research to help address challenges from farmers newer to regenerative ag. That same critical thinking can be applied to teaching the next generation of growers an...

    14:47
  • S04 E06 - Season 4 Episode 6 - Soil Health in Indiana Corn Production

    S04 E06 - Season 4 Episode 6 - Soil Health in Indiana Corn Production

    Among other things, Purdue Corn Specialist Dan Quinn and Vincennes University Business Division Dean Susan Brocksmith talk about how round table discussions with experience soil health farmers can help tailor applied research and ...

    14:47