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.
Keeping a worm farm is an easy project
By tapping nutrients from bedrock, red alder trees play a key role in healthy forest ecosystems.
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 ...
Worm castings -- AKA poop -- add valuable nutrients to the soil and is easy to make. The hardest part is making the bin and that's not difficult.
A list of recommended trees and shrubs in Oregon, good for controlling erosion.
Discusses the processes of manganese (Mn) reaction in the soil, Mn movement in plants, Mn function in plants, results of studies of Mn in Oregon nursery fields, and management practices to prevent Mn deficiency in field-grown ...
Describes how to identify signs of nutrient deficiency in shade and ornamental trees. Discusses the most common soil nutrient deficiencies, types of fertilizer, and fertilization techniques. Offers a simple method, based on tree trunk diameter, for determining how much fertilizer to use.