Category Archives: Erosion

Thought of the Week

It all begins with the soil -Wilbur-Ellis, Ideas to Grow With Advertisements

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Thought of the Week

“Our fields are never bare. When you use a shovel to look at the soil in our fields, it’s like a geological dig. Much of it hasn’t been turned over in 40 years.  It has a thick duff layer to … Continue reading

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What is Biotechnology?

Whew boy, what a question, right?  We here are Kiss My Tractor are not pro-GMO nor are we anti-GMO.  What we are is pro-science.  This post discusses how biotechnology (Genetically Modified Organisms) works. So, with that said… Just What Is … Continue reading

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“The soil must be treated as a living thing, and when you stop tillage the organisms that produce the nutrient exchange systems that feed our crops return in mass.  The soil once again becomes healthy like it was in the … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Many factors may contribute to ending a civilization, but an adequate supply of fertile soil is necessary to sustain one. Using up or covering over the soil and moving onto new land will not be a viable option for future … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

When our soils are gone, we must go unless we find some way to feed on raw rock. -Thomas Chamberlain  

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Thought of the Week

The way we treat our soils will shape humanity’s options in the next century and beyond. Dirt

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Topsoil on an established organic or no-till farm can be approximately 6 inches thicker than topsoil on a conventional farm. Dirt

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Across the planet, moderate to extreme soil erosion has degraded 3 billion acres of agricultural land since 1945 – an area the size of China and India combined.  This estimate, by the United nations, is that 38% of global cropland … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

The nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Franklin D. Roosevelt

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