What do we know about heavy metals in soil? What do we know about lead exposure through soil and garden plants? What do we know about cadmium and arsenic in soils? What can I do if I’m at risk for heavy metals in my garden soil?
An inventory of all the different kinds of soils in many Oregon counties is available. These inventories were made starting in the 1970’s by soil scientists of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service in ...
Scientists have developed a new approach to modeling potentially drought-prone soils in Pacific Northwest forests, which could aid natural resource managers to prepare forested landscapes for a changing climate.
While Greek and Turkish Cypriots seek to resolve one of Europe's longest disputes, two scientists from Oregon State University are working to unite a divided country at ground level – through soil.
Gardening in raised beds has been a common practice for centuries. "Raised" means the soil level in the bed is higher than its surrounding, and "bed" implies it is small enough to work from the walkways.
This publication provides basic advice on a wide range of gardening topics, including composting, container gardens, fall/winter gardens, fertilizing, insect pests, plant diseases, planting guidelines, raised beds, site selection, slugs, ...
Digging in the dirt gives youth a feeling of accomplishment
Forest owners in Lane County can potentially use their properties to help mitigate the problems caused by an excess of carbon in the atmosphere.