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Shifting soil paradigms

Posted by Peter Donovan 3 years ago

This 3-minute video is the intro to a series of videos on soil health. By Buz Kloot who works in South Carolina.

Why Soil Carbon Coalition? The most powerful and creative planetary force.

Posted by Peter Donovan 3 years, 2 months ago

Soil aggregates and infiltration: an analogy

Posted by Peter Donovan 3 years, 2 months ago

Water cycle

Posted by Peter Donovan 3 years, 3 months ago

Much conventional thinking about the environment tends to separate "parts" of the same whole. In dealing with water problems, for example, we tend to focus on symptoms -- such as flooding, erosion, and riparian conditions -- rather than causes, which are almost always related to the function of the water cycle.

Remonitoring in California

Posted by Peter Donovan 3 years, 9 months ago

This winter's remonitoring of California baseline carbon plots established in January-February 2011 showed most with little change, or slight losses. The highest gain was from a plot near Watsonville managed with holistic planned grazing by Joe Morris of TO Cattle Company ( which showed significant increases in all three layers sampled, with results viewable on the map of soil carbon change: