MO DIRT: Missourians Doing Impact Research Together


Citizen Science Association Conference 2019

March 13, 2019

MO DIRT manager, Sandra Arango-Caro, attended the 2019 Citizen Science Association Conference in Raleigh, NC. She gave a talk presenting the results from surveys completed by team leaders on their MO DIRT citizen science experience, their knowledge acquisiton and their changes in attitudes.


STEM Career Exploration

February 26, 2019

MO DIRT participated of the Future Trek: Greening Your Future STEM Careers Exploration program for middle schoolers hosted by the Academy of Science - St. Louis. During this event, students from the St. Louis region learned about soil science concepts, the importance of soil health and soil conservation actions.

Soil Health Training - Maplewood

February 5, 2019

Science teachers from the Maplewood - Richmond Heights District attended a soil health training. They teach in the Middle and High Schools. They will use a new protocol on soil aggregate stability that MO DIRT recently produced.

Soil Health Partnership Summit

January 15, 2019

MO DIRT participated of the Soil Health Partnership Summit where farmers, agronomists, environmental groups, consumer companies and other partners met to learn about soil health research relevant to operational success. The SHPS facilitated discussions on the adoption of data-driven practices such as cover crops, reduced tillage and nutrient management on farms.