Looking Beyond Yield

Tools for producers to capture and communicate the results of their soil health experiments in the semi-arid High Plains.

Beyond Yield is a project funded through Western SARE that strives to integrate producer-led on-farm research and outreach to develop a comprehensive understanding of the linkages between soil health practices and indicators, net profitability, and barriers to adoption for Historically Underserved (HU) producers.

Project Objectives

Soil Health Indicators

Identify most relevant soil health indicators for semi-arid cropping systems.

Historically Underserved
Soil Health Support

Identify systemic barriers and effective support strategies for historically underserved (HU) producers.

Experimentor App

Create a tool for producers to quantify and communicate the results of experiments.

Producer Networking

Facilitate producer-to-producer learning networks and knowledge sharing.

Upcoming Events

August 8, 2024

Compost Field Day & Workshop
CSF Farms – Seibert, CO
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST
FREE to attend, RSVP requested



Producer-Led Soil Health Research Project Funded

Colorado State University is pleased to announce a successful Western SARE grant award that will focus on producer led on-farm research and farmer-to-farmer learning networks to address social, economic and agronomic barriers to High Plains regenerative agriculture, with a specific focus on addressing barriers for historically underserved producers.¬† Read more…