Cornell scientist Jenny T. Kao-Kniffin in the School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences conducts research that centers on the role of soil microorganisms in impacting plant growth, physiology, and fitness.
Cornell University researchers have found a new species of soil bacteria that is particularly adept at breaking down organic matter, including the cancer-causing chemicals that are released when coal, gas, oil and refuse are burned.
News on cover crop strategies for northern climates, Washington state soil health act, research, and a beautiful animation.
Recent stories about the impact of crazy worms on forests, Soil Health Institute policy resources, biodiversity’s effect on crops and carbon, and a podcast episode recommendation.
Cornell, Nature Conservancy to study key climate projects, including improving soil health in China.
Cornell Soil Health lab participating in landmark soil health study in Canada, the US and Mexico.