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Soil Health Basics

By   /  June 16, 2017  /  1 Comment

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There’s so much to know about soil that we thought just having the basics under your belt would be a good start. So here you go. If you have questions or things you’d like us to check out for you, let us know and we’ll see what we can find.

The ABC’s of Soil Science

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What’s Soil pH and Why Do I Care?

Soil chemistry? Are you kidding? CEC in Under 500 Words

Smooshing Soil Like An Expert

Five Minutes to a Better Understanding of Soil

Take the Drudgery Out of Soil Testing

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About the author

editor and contributor

Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she's not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

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  1. Awesome and timely!

    The USDA’s Soil Survey Manual just showed up in my inbox…

    Check it out here: https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detailfull/soils/ref/?cid=nrcs142p2_054262


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