Increasing the Water Holding Capacity of Soil for Agricultural Sustainability in the San Luis Valley

Category: Other
Organization: Rio Grande Watershed Conservation and Education Initiative
Date Approved: November 2014
Basin Funds: $98,200
State Funds: $0

The intent of this project was to document levels of soil health improvement in areas across the San Luis Valley. The project also addressed how growers can gain profitable yields by using less water and improving the health of their soils. Tested sites were significantly different based on location, soil type, and cropping history.