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Soil Health - 2
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Thu Feb 19, 2015 06:45 AM CST

I am a soil health fan. I like learning more about it and discovering ways to improve it on our family farm. The challenge is measuring progress and being able to measure it myself without breaking the bank.

In the first part of this series of articles I encouraged growers to think of the soil as an engine. The productivity (horsepower) of that engine can be improved, but first we need to measure the existing horsepower. The Solvita test is an affordable tool growers can use to estimate the size of soil's engine by measuring respiration or carbon dioxide (CO2) ...

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