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The outsized role of soil microbes - Phys.Org

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 06:10

The outsized role of soil microbes
Phys.Org
In the carbon cycle, carbon moves among plants, animals, soils, the Earth's crust, fresh water, the oceans and the atmosphere. Sequestered carbon is carbon that stays in long-term storage. Soil carbon waxes and wanes, depending on the balance between ...

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The Outsized Role of Soil Microbes - Newswise (press release)

Google Carbon Sequestration - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 01:35

The Outsized Role of Soil Microbes
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — Many complexities of the carbon sequestration process remain poorly understood, despite years of research and the significant impact of this process on global climate. Now, three scientists have proposed a new approach to better understand ...

Erik Johnson: Boulder County research farm - Boulder Daily Camera

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 18:58

Erik Johnson: Boulder County research farm
Boulder Daily Camera
The research farm can evaluate numerous options for our ag lands, including specialty grains and beans which bring a higher market price, industrial hemp, organic crops, carbon sequestration techniques, and yes, possibly certain GMO crops. There are ...

Manage Grazing Behavior - Agriculture.com

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 16:36

Agriculture.com

Manage Grazing Behavior
Agriculture.com
Left to their own devices, cattle frequently graze those areas of a pasture where grass is most succulent and most easily within reach. In pastures with both uplands and lowlands, this often results in a patchwork of overgrazed areas interspersed with ...

How Much Are Trees Worth to Megacities? - CityLab

Google Carbon Sequestration - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 06:01

How Much Are Trees Worth to Megacities?
CityLab
... to assume a more global perspective, the researchers spent several months crunching the numbers for London to arrive at estimates of trees' contributions to air pollution removed, stormwater runoff avoided, energy left unguzzled, and carbon ...

No-till plot approaches half-century mark - Missouri Farmer Today

Google Carbon Sequestration - Sun, 08/27/2017 - 19:08

Missouri Farmer Today

No-till plot approaches half-century mark
Missouri Farmer Today
Ron Krausz discusses results of research at a plot that has been in continuous no-till for 48 years. By keeping the no-till plot all these years, scientists are able to glean vital information about topics as varied as fertilization, carbon ...