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Worm Juice

Worm Juice

Composting technique jump-starts soil biology Originally published at Deere.com By Dean Houghton I’ve always felt sorry for little Jack Spriggins, the young man who traded his mother’s cow for three magic beans in the famous...

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Soil: The Source of Wealth in Agriculture

Soil: The Source of Wealth in Agriculture

By Jon Stika, AGDAILY.comIf you have spent any amount of time around a 3-year-old child, you know that their favorite question is, “Why?” A young child asks this question over and over in order to understand everything in the world around them because everything is...

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The Value of Soil Health

The Value of Soil Health

What is the value of healthy soil? Before a value can be estimated, we need to describe - What is soil health? Soil health is a combination of physical, chemical, and biological properties that impact the function and productivity of the soil with several of these...

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Soil Aggregate Slake Demonstration Talking Points

Soil Aggregate Slake Demonstration Talking Points

Equipment Needed:  Two clear plastic jars at least 32oz; two 1/4” mesh wire screens cut to fit onto top of jars; dried soil pedsEncourage participants to complete a Soil Aggregate Slake Demonstration at their own farm, ranch, garden, etc. Comparisons can be completed...

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