Priming for Production: Episode 1 What does organic matter do for your soil?

Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2015: $14,818.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2017
Grant Recipient: University of Maryland
Region: Northeast
State: Maryland
Project Leader:
Natalie Lounsbury
University of New Hampshire
Dr. Ray Weil
University of Maryland
In the first of four episodes about organic matter, we get into the physical, biological, and chemical role of soil organic matter. Organic matter affects water dynamics, is the food for soil organisms, and contributes to cation exchange capacity. Featuring: Johannes Lehmann, Ray Weil, Ivan Fernandez, and Charlie White.
Natalie Lounsbury, University of New Hampshire
Ray Weil, University of Maryland
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
This product is associated with the project "Priming for production: A podcast on soil health"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.