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We define soil health as the capacity of a soil to function as a vital, living ecosystem that sustains plants, animals, and humans. 


The four key Soil Health Principles which apply to all land uses include:

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CCSI and partners work with producers to help them implement a systems approach – adopting a suite of practices to synergistically improve the health of their soils. 


Practices include:

These principles are core to the ICP Soil Health Philosophy

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