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Ted Hartsig
March 01, 2012

Lying beneath the largest cities in Texas is the soil “Houston Black,” a vestige of the state’s old Blackland Prairie and the...

Oren Reedy
February 20, 2012

Ever wonder why a scientist decides to make soil a career focus? The relaunch of longtime Soil Science Society of America print publication ...

September 07, 2011

Measuring the emission of greenhouse gases from croplands should take into account the crops themselves.

That’s the conclusion of...

August 30, 2011

New research shows that wastewater recycling processes may generate more greenhouse gases than traditional water-treatment processes. Despite...

August 02, 2011

Constructed wetlands or ditches planted with dense vegetation can cut pesticide concentrations in downstream waters by more than 70%, suggesting...