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All living things – from bacteria and fungi to plants and animals – need phosphorus...

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To grow crops organically, farmers fight weeds with chemical-free weapons. One of the most...

It makes sense that a 1,200 pound Angus cow would place quite a lot of pressure on the ground on...

 
 
 

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Dig It!


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SSSA sponsors a traveling soils exhibit called Dig It! The Secrets of Soil | More

 

Meet a Soil Scientist


Betty Klepper
Betty Klepper

This month, we profile retired USDA-ARS plant physiologist and research leader Betty Klepper, who was elected the...  | More

Bill Shuster
Bill Shuster

A research hydrologist with the USEPA in Cincinnati, OH, Bill Shuster recently overheard his daughter... | More

Matt Politzzotto
Matt Politzzotto

Arsenic-contaminated water in Asia is a big problem, affecting 100 million people. As a result of the Green Revolution... | More

 

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I Heart Soil


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For its 75th anniversary in 2011, SSSA created three videos telling the Story of Soil | More

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