The following organizations provide personal or online resources for Minnesota farmers, educators, and advisors interested in soil health management.
- University of Minnesota Extension
Research-based information on farm management, nutrient and pesticide application, livestock health, and more.
- Midwest Cover Crops Council
Recipes, selector tools, and detailed information about various cover crop species.
- Soil Health Nexus
A collaboration of North Central Region University Extension soil health educators offering videos of soil health demonstrations, guides to on-farm research, and resources for soil health for educators.
- Local Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Connect with a local conservation officer to make a soil health management plan or apply for cost-share.
- NRCS - National Resources Conservation Service - Minnesota
Contact your local service center to identify soil scientists who can help assess your soil, make conservation plans, and guide you to federal cost-share programs.
- SARE - Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
Detailed information about cover crop species and many other farming practices.
- Minnesota Soil Health Coalition
Look for a mentor or mentee in this producer-led network focusing on farmers teaching farmers about soil health practices.
- Sustainable Farming Association
A network of growers offering soil health field days, workshops and cafe chats year-round.
- Land Stewardship Project
Beginning farmer training, soil health workshops for farmers and landowners, grazier networks and advocacy.
- NCGA Soil Health Partnership
A national network of producers and researchers.
- Soil Health Institute
A national research and networking organization.