How does soil health impact water quality?
Dr. Ron Turco, a professor and head of the agronomy department at Purdue University, is here with the answers. Ron talks us through the interactions between soil and water, the practices that impact water quality, and what you can do to keep water moving through the soil profile, instead of across it.
Dig deeper with these resources about soil health and water quality:
- “Grounded in Soil: Water Quality Benefits from Healthy Soils” by Tyler Groh, PennState Extension
- “Directly Linking Soil Management and the Eutrophication of IOwa Streams” by Marshall McDaniel, Iowa Learning Farms webinar
- “Connecting soil health and water quality in agricultural landscapes” by Ann Marcelle Lewandowski and Anna Cates
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