Soil Health in the West

Soil health is an agricultural buzzword in states like Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Iowa, but what does soil health look like in a region less blessed by black soil and plentiful water? SWCS, in partnership with the Colorado Chapter, produced two short films to showcase soil health management within the San Luis Valley of Colorado and to reveal how individual conservationists—be they NRCS employees, extension agents, private consultants, or farmers—can form a network to inspire a community and advance a conservation movement.

View the trailer and both short films below. We encourage you to share them with friends and colleagues, and to tag @SWCSnews when sharing on social media.



 These films were produced in part through contributions to the Mike Collins Memorial Fund. Learn more about Mike here.

Our video series, "Conservation Matters," captures snapshots of important natural resource conservation and sustainability research from around the world.

Watch featured videos here, then view the full series on SWCS Vimeo.

How Farmers Can Fight Floods and Droughts | Conservation Matters

Monarch Conservation through Partnerships | Conservation Matters

Growing Shrub Willow as Bioenergy Buffer on Corn Production System | Conservation Matters