Innovation For Farming

Meeting Soil Quality Needs

Creative Composting

Quality and Best Use Characterization

Definitive Studies

Biodegradation of Xenobiotics


Are Soil Carbon Gains Underestimated for Improved Management?

Farm researchers measuring carbon know the challenge of many errors: how to correct for the carbon stored per acre when the actual volume density of soil is unknown and changing.  Over time, soil porosity alteration not accounted for can lead to significant errors or...

Behind New CEO Rebecca Harvey, Woods End Laboratories Plans to Set the Bar Even Higher for Agricultural Soil Testing

“It’s a total game changer.” That’s how Rebecca Harvey, Ph.D., and CEO of Woods End Laboratories, describes the impact of the agricultural soil health testing company’s recent relocation from Mount Vernon, Maine, to Augusta, Maine – a move that will triple its...

Enhanced Soil Health with Solvita in Maine Potatoes with Compost and Crop Rotations

A recently published long-term crop study by Maine USDA-ARS highlights the positive benefits of prior compost applications and soil-improving crop rotations on potato yield and soil quality. As part of full soil microbiological assessment, Solvita was used for CO2...