|Updated February 2, 2005|
For questions regarding the content of this site contact Brent Ladd. For information on the Purdue Extension Water Quality Program contact
Jane Frankenberger, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University
View a training video (17 min.) on the assembling of an on-farm soil monitoring kit and how to test soil monitoring indicators:
1. View the soil monitoring video (streaming)
(Free: plays with Windows Media Player)
2. Call toll free 1-888-EXT-INFO and ask for the Soil Monitoring Video (V-WQ-43). VHS format Cost: $10.
The Purdue Extension publication "On-Farm Soil Monitoring for Water Resource Protection (WQ-43)" presents quick-to-learn and easy-to-do methods for monitoring soil quality and health. Improving and protecting farm land soils is essential to water quality, as well as other natural resources such as air quality and wildlife habitat. What happens on the land, and in the soil, ultimately impacts water resources.
Print additional monitoring record sheets
For livestock, materials storage & handling, well and septic assessment go to the Farmstead Assessment page.
To order materials call toll-free 1-888-EXT-INFO and ask for Media Distribution.
For additional information or quantities of these materials free of charge for your workshop, presentation, or project contact
Brent Ladd firstname.lastname@example.org