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May 01, 2013

More carbon dioxide is released from residential lawns than corn fields according to a new study. And much of the difference can likely be...

April 22, 2013

Driving through western Wisconsin, you might come across the small town of Coon Valley. With its contour plowing, strip crops and woodlots, and...

April 12, 2013

Les Gregor is an artist from Canada, but has recently taken a unique interest in the United...

April 08, 2013

Howard Mielke has collected thousands of soil samples from urban areas across the United States. Each sample is tested for lead content,...

April 02, 2013

Surface appearances can be so misleading: In most forests, the amount of carbon held in soils is substantially greater than the amount contained...

March 26, 2013

Work that began as science fair projects for two Baton Rouge, Louisiana middle school students has now been published as peer-reviewed articles...

Deb Kozlowski
March 13, 2013

If any soil scientist can be said to have a “typical” day, Deb Kozlowski isn’t one of them. She keeps horses, makes clay tile,...

March 06, 2013

When most people send a correspondence to a coworker, an email goes out to a neighboring office. When Doug Ming and Brad Sutter send a...

February 18, 2013

North Korea proved to be the most difficult sample to obtain, so Gary Simpson had to go there and get the soil himself. He was chaperoned by a...

February 05, 2013

A new virtual tool brings soil classification and soil monoliths to university students in a comprehensive, user-friendly format. The open...