CU Boulder study shows link between plant and soil biodiversity
Daily Camera CU News
A new study from the University of Colorado suggests that the plant diversity above ground directly correlates to microbe diversity below ground. These results are among the first to prove this theory in the environment rather than a lab.
UN: Soil health ‘essential’ to beating climate change and meeting 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
Improving the planet’s “frequently forgotten” soil health should be a key priority for tackling climate change, mitigating its impacts, and helping businesses and governments achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to the UN’s agriculture chief.
Tillage After Wheat Harvest – A Good Idea?
Tillage after winter wheat harvest with no crop planted until the spring leaves soil exposed for nine months.
USDA aims to boost water, soil health in more than 1 million acres of the Chesapeake Bay watershed
By 2020, the USDA outlined Monday, officials want to improve water quality in 920,000 acres, soil health in 700,000 and fish and wildlife habitat in 120,000. They also want to train 4,700 conservation professionals and get 27,700 people to participate in engagement activities such as public meetings on the topic.
The City’s Buried Treasure Isn’t Under the Dirt. It Is the Dirt.
New York Times
Urban soils project in NYC matches usable soil from construction projects with environmental projects.