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Report (NCAT) – Assessing the Pasture Soil Resource

Resource: Report (NCAT) – Assessing the Pasture Soil Resource

This technical note provides methods to determine biological activity of pasture soils and practical tips on improving the usefulness of typical soil and plant samples. The soil biology sampling methods are easy to learn and utilize commonly available tools found around any farm. Once these biological assessments are made, more insight into the many benefits of nutrient cycling become apparent. Methods for using soil and plant samples strategically are also covered.

NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Project

Sustainable Ag., Food & Land

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