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The importance of soil biology
Sixty percent of all the world’s nutrients applied to fields never make it to the plants. That is an astonishing number, considering the cost of fertilizers. It is also worrisome considering that phosphorus is expected to run out in the next few decades, and nitrogen is not too far behind. So what is happening?
Monday, April, 29, 2013 - Agweek - Opinion

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Keep weeds in check
Weed resistance to chemicals will continually increase. It only takes one weed to survive a treatment for it to pass on the genetic makeup to do so to the offspring. This creates more resistant weeds until there is a whole population of resistant weeds. Applying more herbicide will make these weeds even more resistant. This will happen over again even if the chemical formula for the herbicide is altered.
Monday, May, 20, 2013 - Agweek - Opinion

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Water, water everywhere
The human body is composed of roughly 70 percent water. The Earth also is composed of 70 percent water. Thinking more deeply into this, these two systems have much more in common than their water component.
Monday, July, 22, 2013 - Agweek - Opinion

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Soil has a story
The world’s oldest soils are found in Africa and Australia and date back more than 50 million years. These soils are highly weathered and are in regions we now classify as deserts.
Monday, August, 26, 2013 - Agweek - Opinion

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