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How Do Wetlands Protect Land and Water?

Swamps and other wetlands get a bad rap. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) September 15 Soils Matter blog explains why these natural features are important--and worth saving.
17-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Protect your soils in the fall

After supporting a season of growth, your garden soil deserves a rest! Soils Matter, Soil Science Society of America’s science-based blog, has tips for putting your garden to bed this fall.
13-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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What Is ‘Soil Friendly’ Eating?

Grocery shopping is fraught with decisions. Is ‘soil-friendly eating’ part of yours? The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) September 1st Soils Matter blog explains simple steps to consider in the grocery aisles.
4-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Can I Help My Soil Hold More Carbon?

Using best practices, in the long-term, can reduce greenhouse gases and help the environment! The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) August 15 Soils Matter blog explains how gardens and lawns can be used to store more carbon in soil.
15-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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What are canopy soils?

Heads’ up! Did you know that researchers have also found soils in the trees above our heads? The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) August 1 Soils Matter blog explains how these unique soils form and the role they play in their ecosystems.
2-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why Are Soils Different in Different States?

If your summer has included travel, you may have noticed a difference in the soil beneath your feet. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) July 15 Soils Matter blog explains why different areas have such different soil.
16-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Is Carbon “Stored” in Soils of the Arctic and Subarctic?

Carbon is a key element, weaving its way through the survival of all living things. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) July 1 Soils Matter blog explains how carbon gets into soil, and how climate change is making a difference.
2-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why Do the Loess Hills of Iowa Need to Be Farmed in Terraces?

Iowa, known for its farms, also claims fame to a dramatic, rolling landscape known as loess hills. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) June 15 Soils Matter blog post explains what formed this feature, and why its soil requires special care.
18-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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