Priming for Production: Episode 3- What is soil organic matter, really?

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
The third of four episodes about soil organic matter. This episode gets into more detail about what soil organic matter really is, and it may not be what you were taught. Researchers discuss how our understanding of organic matter has changed, and how we now think it is mostly dead microbial cells! Featuring: Johannes Lehmann, Ray Weil, Cynthia Kallenbach.
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"
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