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Tech aims to help boost soil health

According to experts, more than half of the world’s agricultural soil has already been degraded. Attempting to improve matters, revolutionary Indian guru – Sadhguru is continuing to lead a global campaign called SaveSoil, which pushes to improve soil health around the world. We know there are several causes for soil

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The Role of Blockchain in the Carbon Market

The rise of global carbon dioxide levels has called on governments and businesses to limit how much carbon emissions they produce over the succeeding years. There have been several international agreements which address this issue, specifically, the Paris Agreement has been the most notable, as it established international compliance through

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Thought for Food

Our soil scientist, Marisa, had the pleasure of attending Generation Fest hosted by Thought For Food and the NYC Agriculture Collective in Brooklyn, NY. Regenerative ag community members, executives, organizations, and creative artists and innovators from around the world filled the room, eager to learn and share ideas.

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Seasons of Soil Microbes

Microbial activity in agricultural soils varies between and throughout the different seasons. Seasonal dynamics are a major driver of soil microbial communities and specifically, temperature, moisture content, and the existence of plant life are considered the most important factors affecting microbial growth and activity within a season.

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Soil testing organic farm in Australia

Fig Tree Organic Farm is located in regional Queensland, Australia, and is owned and operated by Adam Jones. At first, Adam found some difficulty growing his crops for market, as the land previously experienced an overuse of chemicals, constant bush fires, and long drought periods. And despite his continuous use of

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On the road at the Healthy Soil Summit

We had a wonderful time at the Healthy Soil Summit hosted by Acres USA! As always, we had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with many of our colleagues in the regenerative agriculture space. Our booth was very busy throughout the two-day conference. Lucky for us, we were situated next to a compost

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Does my soil contain good or bad microbes?

You’ve probably read how important it is for your soil to have a large, diverse microbial population, but how do you know that all those microbes are good? Well to start, a healthy and optimal microbial population in your soil will always have a mixture of good and bad microbes.

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Passing of our beloved founder

We are saddened to announce the passing of Prolific Earth Science’s founder and our beloved friend, Dr. Judy Fitzpatrick on June 26th, 2022 after a four year battle with cancer. A microbiologist and immunologist, known professionally as Dr. Fitzpatrick, Judy received a PhD in immunochemistry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

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Building Microbial Communities

This is an abridged version of Dr. Judith Fitzpatrick’s talk at last December’s Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag conference. Article is also featured in the April 2022 issue of Acres U.S.A. magazine. When a grower first goes organic, they often have one field that’s organic and, right next to it, a field that

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microBIOMETER® in Urban Soil Study

Zack Shier, Board Certified Master Arborist and Plant Health Care Manager at Joseph Tree Service, is utilizing microBIOMETER® in his study titled Effects of Humate and Organic Based Soil Treatments on Urban Soil Characteristics. Introduction to the study. Urban soils have long plagued tree care providers with a difficult obstacle to tree health optimization.

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