MO DIRT: Missourians Doing Impact Research Together

Soil Health Assessments

November 9, 2017






Soil health assessments were conducted in cropland research plots (soybean, corn and sorghum), prairies (Tucker, Danforth), and plots at Grow in the St. Louis Science Center. MO DIRT protocols were used to examine physical, chemical and biological soil health indicators. Additional soil testing was conducted at the Soil Testing lab of MU-Extension and Dr. Kristen Veum's lab to validate and completement MO DIRT data.