Hoorman Soil Health Services

James J. Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services


Jim Hoorman has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture, a Master of Business degree and a Masters in Agricultural Economics and was a PHD candidate in Environmental Sciences all from Ohio State University.  Jim also worked as an Assistant Professor and Extension Educator for Ohio State University Extension for 25 years specializing in soil health, cover crops, nutrient recycling, and water quality.  Jim recently worked three years with the USDA-NRCS as a Regional Soil Health Specialist for Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland.  Jim now has his own business called Hoorman Soil Health Services where he teachs soil health, consults, does grant writing, conducts soil health research, and sells cover crops and early maturing crop varieties.  Jim has worked with cover crops and no-till for over 20 years promoting soil health principles throughout the USA and the world.