Posts Tagged: Burleigh County Soild Conservation District

Teaming with Soil Microbes (part 1)

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On a crisp morning in September, North Dakota farmer Gabe Brown held two handfuls of soil and searched for signs of life‚ÄĒtheoretically not a difficult task considering one teaspoon of humus contains more organisms than there are humans in the world. But many of the bacteria and invertebrates that lurk in the dark basement of… Read more »