Because Soil Is Life
“Carbon is the currency of life. The rapid formation of carbon-rich topsoil is the greatest priority and opportunity of our time”– Rattan Lal, Ohio State University, awarded Nobel Prize Certificate.
Soil health is critical for our health and that of generations to come. There is no better practice for soil health than Holistic Management. In fact, Holistic Management has helped thousands of farmers, ranchers and land stewards around the world to create more healthy soil which provides many benefits including: improved water infiltration, carbon sequestration and wildlife habitat.
Take the time to dive into the amazing world of soil and learn how we can grow more topsoil to produce nutrient-dense food, creating healthy families, thriving communities and better wildlife habitat.
The First Millimeter: Healing the Earth
Holistic Management Regenerates Grasslands
Holistic Management & Carbon Sequestration
Understanding The Soil Surface
Sequestering Carbon in Agricultural Soils
Plants: A Bridge for Atmospheric & Soil Carbon
Soil Carbon Cowboys
The Soil Story
Research Articles & Soil Explained
Holistic Management Improves Soil Health
With greater understanding of the importance of life in the soil for soil health and for increased land productivity, more people are turning to Holistic Management as a management tool to achieve increased forage production, water infiltration, soil carbon and organic matter and a host of other attendant benefits. Read the articles below to learn more.
Improving Ecosystems & Wildlife Habitat
Land owners, agency personnel, and agricultural producers interested in land conservation and wildlife have found Holistic Management to be a powerful tool for improving wildlife habitat. Through effective use of the Holistic Management decision-making process to create common ground on determining intended outcome for the land and effective use of tools, many people have significantly improved wildlife habitat and numbers and types of species. Likewise, Holistic Planned Grazing has proved a powerful tool to regenerate the land while taking into account wildlife needs.