MO DIRT: Missourians Doing Impact Research Together


Immanuel Lutheran Day School

May 3, 2018

Students from Immanuel Lutheran Day School visited the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to tour the facilities and learn about the work that takes place there.

Among other things, students received lessons in soil health and were introduced to MO DIRT.

Soil Health Survey Training

April 20, 2018

MO DIRT hosted another soil health survey training, this time in Sikeston, MO. Participants were invited to take part in the MO DIRT citizen science project by performing their own soil health surveys.

The training included information about a variety of soil health parameters, as well as how to measure these parameters using the MO DIRT soil health survey kit.

Kirksville High School - Tour and class

April 18, 2018

Twenty eight students from Kirksville High School visited the Danforth Center to tour the facilities. They also received classes on soil science and root biology.

National Volunteer Week

April 15, 2018

Thank you to all the MO DIRT volunteers! MO DIRT has been a successful citizen science initiative because of their time and effort.

Their enthusiasm for soil science has helped to spread the word about soil health and soil conservation among hundreds of people!