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New Research Underscores Importance of Soil Biology.

Recent research¬†from Europe has revealed the true nature of soil organic matter (SOM). The prevailing thought was that most of it was comprised of decomposed plant material. This study shows clearly that it is actually bacterial and fungal remains that … Continue reading

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Study: “Increasing Cropping System Diversity Balances Productivity, Profitability and Environmental Health”

This link is to a very rigorous study¬†spearheaded by USDA and university researchers in Iowa on the Marsden Farm. The publication itself is quite lengthy and I have yet to read/study all parts of it but the abstract and conclusions … Continue reading

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