Meet the Speaker: Dr. Elaine Ingham

Elaine Ingham

Dr. Elaine Ingham is just one of the soil health experts presenting at our 10th annual Midwest Soil Health Summit“Pioneering the Future: The Soil Health Mavericks.” Learn more about Dr. Ingham and her decades of research in her bio below.

The Summit will be held at the Holiday Inn of Alexandria, Minnesota on March 8th and 9th, 2023. This is our biggest soil health event of the year, drawing together local and national experts in the field with attendees for discussion, networking, and education. Farmers, ag resource professionals, agency staff, hungry learners and more– all are welcome to attend and learn together.

There is also still room for sponsors and exhibitors to apply. Find more details and the application here.

Meet Dr. Elaine Ingham

Dr. Ingham uncovered the Soil Food Web nearly four decades ago and has been pioneering research about Soil Food Web ever since. Widely recognized as the world’s foremost soil biologist, she’s passionate about empowering people to bring the soils in their communities back to life.

Dr. Elaine’s™ Soil Food Web Approach has been used to successfully restore the ecological functions of soils on more than five million acres of farmland all over the world. The courses offered by Dr. Elaine’s™ Soil Food Web School have been designed for people with, or without, a science background – making them accessible to individuals who wish to learn and to begin a meaningful and impactful career in an area that will help to secure the survival of humans and other species.

B.A., Biology and Chemistry, St. Olaf College

M.S., Microbiology, Texas A&M University

Ph.D., Microbiology, Colorado State University

Founder and President, Soil Food Web Inc.

Director, Soil Food Web School