Mission, Vision, Values


To improve soil health on Indiana cropland.


CCSI envisions an Indiana:

  • With healthy and productive soils
  • With clean water
  • With profitable and resilient agriculture
  • With healthy, diverse ecosystems
  • Where our communities embrace a conservation ethic


  • CCSI is farmer-focused and farmer-driven.
  • CCSI values knowledge-based, farmer-proven solutions.
  • CCSI values the strength of grassroots leadership.
  • CCSI values the Indiana Conservation Partnership (ICP) and its technical and financial support of the program.
  • CCSI values improving soil health – teh continued capacity of soil to function as a vital living ecosystem that sustains plants, animals, and humans.
  • CCSI values building an additive, synergistic, systems approach to improving soil health.