Our Beliefs

"No civilization has outlived the usefulness of its soil. When the soil is destroyed, the nation is gone."

- Lloyd Noble



Board of Directors

Board Picture

Soil Health Institute Board of Directors (L-R): Jim Gulliford, Soil and Water Conservation Society; Larkin Martin, Martin Farms; Jay Vroom, CropLife America; Bill Buckner, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation; Bill Flory, Flory Farms; Andy LaVigne, American Seed Trade Association; Wayne Honeycutt, Soil Health Institute; Jerry Hatfield, National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment; Diana Jerkins, Organic Farming Research Foundation; Lara Moody, The Fertilizer Institute; Earl Garber, National Association of Conservation Districts; Dan DeSutter, DeSutter Farms; Constance Cullman, Farm Foundation; Bruce Knight, Strategic Conservation Solutions. Not pictured: Klaas Martens, Lakeview Organic Grain; Jeff Moyer, Rodale Institute.



Safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of the soil through science-based research and advancement.



The Soil Health Institute will be the primary resource for soil health information and research. Its outcomes will yield healthy, sustainable soils to serve as the foundation for society, benefit the environment and contribute to the productivity and profitability of agriculture.



We believe that healthy soil is the foundation of life and society, and should be treated as an irreplaceable resource. We believe that knowledge advancement and research will improve soil health and sustain earth’s most valuable asset.

To learn more about the Soil Health Institute contact
C.Wayne Honeycutt, Ph.D.
President and CEO

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