Work on Global Soil Security
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri May 22, 2015 04:05 PM CDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (DTN) -- Soil scientists, researchers and foundations are working to draw attention to long-term global soil security challenges and to encourage producers to implement practices that reduce soil erosion and improve water quality.

Texas A&M University hosted the Global Soil Security Symposium this week to highlight the importance of protecting the productivity of global soils. The United Nations has designated 2015 as the International Year of Soils and the conference included speakers from 10 countries reporting on the state of global soils.

"I firmly believe a global approach to soil health is needed for our well-being," said ...

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