Monthly Archives: December 2011

“Soil” vs. “Dirt”

As a soil scientist I often hear non-soil scientists refer to soil as “dirt”, or people even ask me if there’s a difference. In my mind there is. The simple difference is this: “dirt is soil where it’s not supposed … Continue reading

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Hello world!

This is the first of many blog posts for my new website. First, let me introduce myself. Who is Colby: My name is Colby Moorberg. I am a doctoral student in the Department of Soil Science at North Carolina State … Continue reading

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