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The Hans Jenny Memorial Lecture in Soil Science - The Genius of Soil

Garrison Sposito holds the Betty and Isaac Barshad Chair in Soil Science at Berkeley. He was a personal friend of Hans Jenny for nearly 30 years. Professor S...

Soil Science

University of Illinois Extension lecture on Soil Science.

Soils Sustain Life -- Soil Science Society of America

Soils sustain life on earth. Soils play a critical role in food production, environmental, and water management issues. This video features several soil scie...

Soil Science & Plant Nutrition ALM114 Lecture 10

This is lecture 10 on the topic of plant nutrients from a plants perspective. This subject is part of the Agricultural degree offered at NMIT. Please visit t...

Soil Science 1. Sampling and Profiling Soil

Directions on how to sample and profile soil.

Soil Science Society of America: The Story of Soil and Dig It Exhibit Preview

In response to growing concerns about the condition of some of the world's soils, the Soil Science Society of America has launched a series of three public s...

Soil Science Institute at KSU June 2011

The National Soil Survey Center sponsored the Soil Science Institute at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, June 6-24, 2011. The intensive 3 week c...

Soil Texture - Environmental Science

Learn all about soil texture and how to test for clay, silt and sand. There are more free homework lessons at www.HippoCampus.org.

Julie Weatherington-Rice, PhD Soil Science, RadioactiveWasteAlert.org Public Forum 11/12/13

Julie Weatherington-Rice, PhD, received a BS Edu in Science Education, an MS in Geology and a PhD in Soil Science, from Ohio State University. She is the Sen...

Science Book Review: Principles and Practice of Soil Science: The Soil as a Natural Resource by R...

http://www.ScienceBookMix.com This is the summary of Principles and Practice of Soil Science: The Soil as a Natural Resource by Robert E. White.

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La Crosse Tribune
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:06:01 -0700

“We know that soil science and soil conservation are popular topics in Jackson County.” The extension, in conjunction with the Natural Resource Conservation Service, also will have educational displays on hand on soil science and conservation at a ...


Fri, 04 Jul 2014 03:10:17 -0700

ARS scientists have identified factors affecting the measurement of soil carbon sequestration, which is important in assessing how farming practices can reduce carbon emissions. Credit: NRCS-USDA. A potential source of error in calculating soil carbon ...
Times of India
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 06:59:59 -0700

PUNE: Indian Institute of Soil Science has developed GIS based soil fertility maps of 19 states using data of different soil testing laboratories in the country. The assessment revealed that about 59, 49 and 9% soils are low in available nitrogen ...
Towanda Daily Review
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:03:45 -0700

She put up the family's most valuable possession, a used pickup truck, as collateral for a $5,000 loan to launch her own soil science consulting firm - at a time when no such businesses actually existed. Nearly 30 years later, not only is Soil Services ...
Raw Story
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:11:15 -0700

According to Robert L. Mahler, a professor of soil science and water quality at the University of Idaho, these chemicals are used to enhance flavor because pure water “doesn't have any taste.” He noted that taste tests have shown people on the whole ...
Rising Kashmir
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:48:45 -0700

Dr. J. K. Ladha, and Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sharma, Vice Chancellor of SKUAST-J who are Internationally renowned scientist in the field of soil science were conferred with the Life time Achievement award by the Soil Conservation Society of India this year ...
Deutsche Welle
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:01:09 -0700

Restoring the health of the soil so that it can support food production safely and effectively involves agronomy, soil science, environmental science, engineering and microbiology. What can individuals do to protect themselves? Individuals who can ...
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 05:33:45 -0700

Soil tests that determine fertilizer needs measure nitrate in the soil, but they don't sufficiently account for soil microbes, which mineralize organic nitrogen and make more of it available to a crop. As a result, farmers often apply more fertilizer ...

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