Soils and your Thanksgiving meal

As you sit around your Thanksgiving table this year, we thought we’d give you some ideas about current research topics that help bring you your dinner. In addition to the growers who tended your food, perhaps you’ll also be thankful for the research scientists working behind the scenes to help us have a sustainable food … Continue reading Soils and your Thanksgiving meal

How do septic systems work?

Every day, people who live in rural areas rely on their septic systems to process their waste. Even rural businesses have on-site wastewater treatment systems. We don’t often think of how they work until something goes wrong. Septic systems clean waste with the help of soils and the roots, microbes, and other life living in … Continue reading How do septic systems work?