Volume 8 is a timely and worthy addition to the preceding Albrecht Papers. This collection of writings from William Albrecht analyzes the interconnectedness of soil health, animal health, and human health. It is through these connections that Albrecht illustrates agriculture as a cycle of nutrition that begins and ends in the soil, affecting both animals and humans in the process. In this respect, Albrecht makes a compelling case for the need to restore soil fertility in order to improve the health of animals and ultimately of humanity at large. Scientists, farmers, and policymakers alike will benefit from Albrecht's work, which challenges its readers to take seriously the responsibility to improve quality of life in the 21st Century.