Soil Macrofauna with Dr. Adriano Sofo - ISOS S2 #10
In Search of Soil
by Diego Footer
11M ago
In this episode of In Search of Soil, we’re talking to Italian soil Scientist Dr. Adriano Sofo to shed some light on the importance of soil macrofauna, earthworms, beetles, ants, and the like, and their roles in building healthier soil for more sustainable agriculture. Dr. Adriano Sofo is an associate professor in the University of Basilicata in Matera, Italy. Cited more than four thousand times, his research interests include plant-soil interactions, biogeochemistry, and environmental botany. With a passion for educating, he believes that information dissemination is the key to creating a mor ..read more
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In Search Of Soil: Season 2 Starts Next Week!
In Search of Soil
by Diego Footer
1y ago
We're collecting a new batch of In Search Of Soil episodes! Season 2 starts next week. We know you'll love what comes next! Stay tuned for more deep-dive explorations into the science behind your soil! While you wait, we'd love for you to experience some of the other great stuff we have to offer: WATCH FULL EPISODES  YouTube https://bit.ly/watchISOS SUPPORT EPIC GARDENING   → Shop: https://growepic.co/shop → Seeds: https://growepic.co/botanicalinterests   LEARN MORE   → All Our Channels: https://growepic.co/youtube → Blog: https://growepic.co/blog → Podcast: https://growepi ..read more
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In Search Of Soil: Season 2 Is On The Way!
In Search of Soil
by Diego Footer
1y ago
We're collecting a new batch of In Search Of Soil episodes! Season 2 is in the near future, and we know you'll love what comes next. Stay tuned for the next batch of deep-dive explorations into the science behind your soil! While you wait, we'd love for you to experience some of the other great stuff we have to offer: WATCH FULL EPISODES  YouTube https://bit.ly/watchISOS SUPPORT EPIC GARDENING   → Shop: https://growepic.co/shop → Seeds: https://growepic.co/botanicalinterests   LEARN MORE   → All Our Channels: https://growepic.co/youtube → Blog: https://growepic.co/blog → Po ..read more
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In Search Of Soil: Season 2 Coming Soon!
In Search of Soil
by Diego Footer
1y ago
We're cultivating a new crop of In Search Of Soil episodes for you, and Season 2 is coming soon! Stay tuned for the next batch of explorations into the science behind your soil! While you wait, we'd love for you to experience some of the other great stuff we have to offer: WATCH FULL EPISODES  YouTube https://bit.ly/watchISOS SUPPORT EPIC GARDENING   → Shop: https://growepic.co/shop → Seeds: https://growepic.co/botanicalinterests   LEARN MORE   → All Our Channels: https://growepic.co/youtube → Blog: https://growepic.co/blog → Podcast: https://growepic.co/podcasts → Discord ..read more
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Introducing: In Search of Soil
In Search of Soil
by Diego Footer
1y ago
Welcome to the weird, mysterious world under our feet: the soil. Hosted by Diego Footer and a part of the Epic Gardening Podcast Network. In this show, you'll learn - and unlearn - crucial information about soil, directly from scientists, researchers, and other experts that call the soil their home. We hope you enjoy - and as always... Keep on growing ..read more
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Soil Science With Dr. Elaine Ingham - ISOS S1 #1
In Search of Soil
by Diego Footer
1y ago
In this episode of In Search of Soil, we’ll be talking about the truths behind soil, breaking the myths behind it, and illuminating some interesting and intriguing ways to go about how to build soil. Our guest is one of the world’s leading soil biologists, Dr. Elaine Ingham, who will help us see soil in a new light.  Follow Dr. Elaine - https://www.soilfoodweb.com/ SUPPORT EPIC GARDENING   → Shop: https://growepic.co/shop → Seeds: https://growepic.co/botanicalinterests   LEARN MORE   → All Our Channels: https://growepic.co/youtube → Blog: https://growepic.co/blog → Podcast ..read more
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Dr. Adriano Sofo - Soil Marcofauna| In Search of Soil #20
In Search of Soil
by Diego Footer
3y ago
In this episode of In Search of Soil, we’re talking to Italian soil Scientist Dr. Adriano Sofo to shed some light on the importance of soil macrofauna, earthworms, beetles, ants, and the like, and their roles in building healthier soil for more sustainable agriculture. Dr. Adriano Sofo is an assistant professor in the University of Basilicata in Matera, Italy. Cited more than four thousand times, his research interests include plant-soil interactions, biogeochemistry, and environmental botany. With a passion for educating, he believes that information dissemination is the key to creating a mor ..read more
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Dr. Matthew Wood - The Science of EM (Essential Microorganisms) | In Search of Soil #19
In Search of Soil
by Diego Footer
3y ago
In this episode of In Search of Soil, we’re talking to one of the pioneers in developing probiotic technology, Dr. Matthew Wood, to shed some light on what efficient microbes (EM) are, what they do to the soil, and how our soils can benefit from adding them. Dr. Matthew Wood earned his Bachelor’s degree in Soil and Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his Master’s degree working under Dr. Teruo Higa from the University of Ryukus in Okinawa, Japan. His work in probiotics resulted in global engagements in many fields including microbiology, agriculture, and human hea ..read more
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Dr. Kurt Spokas - The Science of Biochar | In Search of Soil #18
In Search of Soil
by Diego Footer
3y ago
In this episode of In Search of Soil, we’re talking to soil scientist Dr. Kurt Spokas of the United States Department of Agriculture to walk us through what biochar is, what it can potentially do, and what its limitations are when it comes to applying it to agricultural production. Dr. Kurt Spokas is a soil scientist at the United States Department of Agriculture who has dedicated years of research on the impact of farming practices on the cycling of carbon, nitrogen, and other greenhouse gases, including transport and surface exchange of greenhouse gases. His areas of interest include biogeoc ..read more
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Dr. David Laird - The Role of Clay in Soils | In Search of Soil #17
In Search of Soil
by Diego Footer
3y ago
In this episode of In Search of Soil, we’re talking to Dr. David Laird of Iowa State University to shed some light on what it means to have clay soil, what its benefits and drawbacks are on agricultural production, as well as de-mystifying some common misconceptions on clay soils. Dr. David Laird is a professor at Iowa State University Department of Agronomy. As a soil scientist, he has authored and co-authored more than 120 journal articles and book chapters on many subjects, most notably on clay mineralogy. Dr. Laird’s research interests include carbon sequestration, chemical, mineralogical ..read more
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