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4 The Soil: A Conversation podcast



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Authored by Eric Bendfeldt, Senior Extension Specialist, Community Viability and Food Systems, Virginia Tech/Virginia Cooperative Extension; Mary Sketch Bryant, Director, Virginia Soil Health Coalition, Virginia Tech; and Jeff Ishee, Host, On the Farm Radio

This publication is available in a website format only.

“4 The Soil: A Conversation podcast” is part of the 4 The Soil Awareness Campaign led by Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Virginia Soil Health Coalition. The campaign’s purpose is to raise awareness of soil as an agricultural and natural resource critical to social, economic, and environmental health.

Hear and learn from farmers, agricultural professionals, conservation leaders, master gardeners, and many more on how and why to be 4 The Soil.

The podcast is a collaboration of Virginia Tech's School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and Center for Food Systems and Community Transformation, Virginia Cooperative Extension, On The Farm Radio, USDA-NRCS, and the Virginia Soil Health Coalition with specific funding from the Agua Fund, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and Virginia Tech’s Department of Agriculture, Leadership, and Community Education’s Community Viability grant program.

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Publication Date

February 14, 2024