Soil as ShamWow: How Farmers (and Gardeners) Can Benefit from Healthy Soil
Published Sep 26, 2017
Dr. Andrea Basche, an agricultural scientist and AAAS Fellow at USDA’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture, talks about the power of soil to fight floods and droughts. Tune in to get the dirt on dirt.
Each year, nitrogen runoff from Midwestern farms produces a large "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico, damaging fisheries and the people who make their living from them. Fortunately, there are solutions that can benefit both farmers and fishers.