Soil Health and Active Organic Matter
SOIL HEALTH AND ACTIVE ORGANIC MATTER IN SOILS Total organic matter is a very important soil property that is commonly measured in routine soil tests. However total organic matter is not an ideal indicator of nutrient availability, because the majority of ...
Farm Days at COSI
estimated 15,000 people. Farm Days aims to increase visitors’ knowledge of agriculture through fun,hands-on ...
Culman Lab publishes another article!
We are thrilled to share the publication of a paper authored by Jordon Wade, which included additional lab members Tunsisa Hurisso and Steve Culman as coauthors, in the Soil Science Society of America Journal. Their paper, Sources of Variability that Com ...
Micronutrients are essential plant nutrients that are found in trace amounts in tissue, but play an imperative role in plant growth and development. Without these nutrients, plant nutrition would be compromised leading to potential declines in plant produ ...
PEACE AND QUIET- NOT ALWAYS POSSIBLE ON THE FARM
Many people think of the countryside as picturesque, peaceful, and quiet. This may be true at ...
BACKGROUND Perennial grain cropping systems can dramatically improve soil health and water quality on our farms. By maintaining constant cover and minimizing the need for soil disturbance, the systems can help reduce erosion, retain nutrients, reduce the ...
New Publication Alert!
Congratulations to Anthony Fulford whose paper with co-author Steve Culman has been published. Their work investigated yield response in corn and soybean to phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilization as well as comparing soil versus leaf tissue testin ...
Working in and Harvesting the Garden with Arthritis or other Physical Limitations
same joints also are affected by people with other physical limitations such as limited mobility, knee ...
February is Heart Disease Awareness Month
preventing heart disease. Stress makes the heart beat faster to get ready for action. People who are stressed ...
Steve Culman receives New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award
We are excited to announce that Dr. Steve Culman has been awarded a 2017 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research. Innovator awards are provided to early career scientists to help launch th ...