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Soils Support Agriculture- March 2015

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Soils Support Agriculture- March 2015
Soils Support Agriculture

STEM Standard addressed: ESS3C - Human Impacts on Earth Systems

Appropriate Grade Level(s)
  • All
Materials are best used for
  • Classroom Lectures
  • Extension Presentations
General Course Areas
  • Introduction to Soil Science

Category: Fertility & Productivity

The soil is the ultimate source of the nutrients that our bodies need. The vitamins and minerals that are a necessary part of our diet come from plants that have, in turn, gotten those same vitamins and minerals from the soil. Soils support agriculture by serving as the foundation of where we grow food.

This video was developed for the 2015 International Year of Soils, March's theme of Soils Support Agriculture. More resources are available at

Peer Review: Yes

Credit this item to: Soil Science Society of America
Media Date: 2015-03-01
Provided By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


  • * Soil Science Society of Ameria

Submitted By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


  • Soil
  • IYS
  • Agriculture
  • Food
  • Nutrients
  • Calcium
  • Farm
  • Education
  • Production
  • Fertility


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