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 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...

    Aug 26 2021
    Aug 26 2021
    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...

    Aug 26 2021
    Aug 26 2021
    14:47
  • S04 E05 - Season 4 Episode 5 - Learning from Soil Health Pros to Help Noobs

    S04 E05 - Season 4 Episode 5 - Learning from Soil Health Pros to Help Noobs

    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 ...

    Aug 04 2021
    Aug 04 2021
    14:47
  • S04 E04 - Season 4 Episode 4 - Spring Management of Cover Crops in Vegetable Production

    S04 E04 - Season 4 Episode 4 - Spring Management of Cover Crops in Vegetable Production

    Cover crops can be a great management tool for vegetable production. Steven Meyers, Purdue Horticulture Asst. Prof. of Weed Science, and Dan Perkins, Perkins Good Earth Farms discuss best practices for termination, residue managem...

    May 19 2021
    May 19 2021
    32:55
  • S04 E03 - Season 4 Episode 3 - So... You want me to change how I farm?

    S04 E03 - Season 4 Episode 3 - So... You want me to change how I farm?

    From financial to operational to managerial - there are a lot of decisions a farmer has to make before adopting a conservation practice. Understanding that is critical for anyone working with farmers - conservationists, agronomist...

    Mar 18 2021
    Mar 18 2021
    43:36