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Living soil

Living soil

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Published by Soil Association in Stowmarket (Walnut Tree Manor, Haughley, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 3RS) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soils.

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    ContributionsSoil Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS591
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 case :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18900641M

    After Dan Kittredge expanded on this at the recent Soil Health U Conference in Salina, KS, the host - High Plains Journal - interviewed him for their recent cover story, discussing nutrient quality (and it's decline) in our food supply, and the work the Bionutrient Food Association is doing to reverse that trend.


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