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Thought of the Week

History shows that people destroy the balance of nature unconsciously in the pursuit of more immediate ends. -George Perkins Marsh

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Thought of the Week

 Soil is truly the skin of the earth – the frontier between geology and biology.  Within its few feet, soil accounts for a bit more than a 10 millionth of an inch thick – a little less than a thousandth … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Yet what is dirt? We try to keep it out of sight, out of mind, and outside. We spit on it, denigrate it, and kick it off of our shoes.   But in the end, what’s more important? Everything comes … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

  The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself. -Franklin D. Roosevelt

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WORM TALK

The only non-gross worm photo on the internet          Can we talk?     About worms, I mean!  Now, I know that worms are not at the top of the dinner-party-list-of-conversations.  They probably aren’t even something we ever … Continue reading

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Making a Molehill out of a Mountain

     Farmers have been battling Mother Nature’s attempts to destroy their livelihood since Adam and Eve were booted from the Garden of Eden.  One of MN’s effective techniques to frustrate farmers is soil erosion, by water, wind and tillage … Continue reading

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Soil Erosion – a problem for farmers since the Garden of Eden!

Check out this video to learn how big of a problem soil erosion is for farmers, and how they’re using direct seed technology to combat this problem!

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