March 23, 2015

Maine Legislature Pays Tribute to Soils – Get Your State To Do the Same!

While Maine may have beat all the other states to the punch, there’s still time for YOUR state to get on the band wagon. Here’s what happened in Maine, and some tips on how you can make it happen in your state too.

March 9, 2015

Be It Resolved. Soil is NOT Dirt. Make it so in your state.

The story goes that, backed by a group of dedicated soil scientists, a state delegate in Maryland first brought forward a bill in 2007 to make Sassafras the official state soil. Sassafras, a very deep Coastal Plain soil mapped on nearly 500,000 acres in Maryland, was one of the first soil series named in the […]

January 5, 2015

Celebrate Soils From Dung Beetles to Blueberry Pancakes: Now With Stickers!

That’s just a fancy way of saying, “Let’s tell everyone how important soils are.” The Soil Science Society of America is handing out free stickers, and we’re adding our bumper stickers as the first of many ways to celebrate the International Year of Soil. Together we can build a world map with pictures of folks loving their soils.

June 23, 2014

You Can Leave the Rototiller in the Barn Next Spring If You Start Planning Now

Whether you’re planting for customers, or just for you and your family, here’s how you can get the soil benefits of growing no-till veggies.

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