Soil

Tiffany LaShae works out in the field.
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Sowing seeds of change

Grad student and farmer Tiffany LaShae is healing the soil … and the historical trauma of a racist food system.

Matty Bygd, blonde, in lab coat, stands before a row of shelves well stocked with chemical reagents.
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A bacterial bullseye

A graduate student finds a bacterium that could detoxify long-lived chemical pollutants known as PFAS. 

Carmen Fernholz at his farm near Madison, Minnesota.
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Greener farms of the future

U of M researchers are partnering with farmers to find new ways to cultivate the soil and raise animals—and help mitigate climate change.

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Talking with U of M

Talking soil health with U of M

Anne Sawyer, an Assistant Extension Professor at the University of Minnesota, answers questions about soil health and how it translates to healthy plants this growing season. 
 

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