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Growers always deal with precipitation amounts. Some get too much water. But for those in...

Here’s a new way to communicate with today’s college students: “Tomorrow we...

Excess nitrogen from agricultural runoff can enter surface waters with devastating effects....

Communities around the world are familiar with the devastation brought on by floods and droughts...

 
 
 

Soil Sightings


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Dig It!


Wall of soils exhibit

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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Soils4Kids.org

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Planting Science

 

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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Visit our International Year of Soils 2015 site | More