Innovation For Farming

Meeting Soil Quality Needs

Creative Composting

Quality and Best Use Characterization

Definitive Studies

Biodegradation of Xenobiotics

Remembering the early roots of soil health testing

Soil health testing may well have come about due to events 40 years ago this summer. In 1977, The Ministry of Agriculture of Baden-Württemberg (Germany) released a definitive study which compared conventional farming methods with “biological” - defined as farms using...

Study shows Soil Health tests less variable than common soil tests.

A new study about spatial variability of soil tests conducted by University of Connecticut has found that common analyses for OM, K, P, Ca and Mg have much higher variability than thought, ranging between 42 and 93% - in other words, “extremely...

Court Ruling on Compost Contaminants Brings Residues Back in Focus

In a recent ruling (June 20, 2016) the US District Court of Northern California nullified USDA's National Organic Program NOP “Guidance Document” pertaining to contaminants in compost. The result of the ruling is likely to bring back into focus a long-simmering issue...