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School is out for summer, but learning never stops. Check out these 14 summer activities to teach kids about nature and agriculture.

Compost enriches the soil by helping it retain moisture and also reduces the need for chemical fertilizers while also suppressing plant diseases and pests.

Grass clippings affect carbon and nitrogen levels in two ways: directly by simply being present but also indirectly by serving as fertilizer for the grass.

Growers may be leaving profit potential in the field by not carefully managing phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) levels.

Whether you are breaking ground for a new garden or getting an existing bed in shape for spring, a little preparation goes a long way.

Planning ahead can save you both time and money. Even a small vegetable garden can provide quite a bit food for a family with a good plan and proper care.

With any agronomic practice, including tillage, there are benefits and drawbacks.

Becoming a Certified Soil Technician requires passing the fundamentals in soil science exam, with three years of experience.

The population increase by 2050 will require a 70 percent increase in food.

The best piece of advice I could give anyone would be, hire a soil scientist to examine your soil to see if it is conducive to pond construction.
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