Soil Scientist Dr. Matt Ruark
is part of a research team recently awarded a 10 million dollar federal grant to help find ways to improve carbon and nitrogen management on farms. The project is part a larger initiative to mitigate and adapt to climate change. UW News article here
, Madison news video here
, and WPR story and sound clip here
Soil Scientist Dr. James Bockheim
has recently co-authored a book called Pedodiversity
. The first of its kind, the book is intended to be a combined handbook, historical account of pedodiversity research, and essay on its future challenges.
Congratulations to our soil judging team on their great showing at the recent National Collegiate Soil Judging Competition. The team placed 8th overall, out of 23 teams from across the country. Read more at eCALS news.
Soil Scientist Dr. Doug Soldat
is featured in a Wisconsin State Journal article
with spring tips for homeowners. Many will rejoice at the "do nothing" approach!
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Soil Scientist Dr. Alfred Hartemink
is featured in a recent International Innovation
magazine article (pages 116-117
) in the online magazine). Hartemink is secretary general for the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS).