Discover Soils: I ❤ Soils

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This summer, during the middle of a heat wave, you might want to enjoy a swim at your local beach. But summer is also the time of algal blooms and E.coli alerts—and that can put a damper on your…

Plants need water—but what about when it’s running low? Is it possible to use less water and still have healthy crops?

In Texas, the Southern High Plains uses water from an aquifer to…

Have you thanked a crop breeder today? …

How do you boost soil water content and soil health without irrigating? Best cover it with a layer of straw, a new study concludes.


Why do we Heart picture soil? Soils sustain life!

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