Microbiology Videos

How Composting Builds Soil Health on One Minnesota Crop Farm
Paynesville, Minn., organic crop farmer Oluf Johnson describes how his family is using large-scale composting to build the population of "good bugs" in their soil.

Slake Test Shows the Power of Soil Health on the Rupprecht Farm
For years, Land Stewardship Project members Mike and Jennifer Rupprecht have been utilizing managed rotational grazing and diverse crop rotations to build the health of the soil on their southeastern Minnesota farm. This time-lapse video of a slake test shows that it's paying off in terms of soil that has excellent aggregate structure when exposed to water.