Monthly Archives: April 2012

Soil Science on the Late Show

When I’m not trudging around in a swamp, mixing up chemicals in a lab, writing something on a computer, or partaking in one of my many hobbies, I enjoy my fair share of TV. Last night I was staying up … Continue reading

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The Soil Orders – Histosols

This is the second of a series of blog posts where I will describe some of the interesting features of each of the 12 soil orders in Soil Taxonomy – the soil classification system developed for the US by the … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2012 – Activity Ideas & I Heart Soil Campaign

Happy Earth Day everyone. Earth Day is a holiday celebrated by people of all walks of life in a variety of ways. In the past I’ve celebrated it by doing trash clean-ups, educating the public about water quality using an … Continue reading

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Stand Up for Ag!

A few months ago, a “writer” by the name of Terrance Loose wrote a piece for Yahoo Education entitled College Majors That Are Useless, and in that article listed several majors that are anything but useless. On that list agriculture, … Continue reading

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