North Central SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product
Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling
Microorganisms abound in the soil, and are critical to decomposing organic residues and recycling soil nutrients.
This fact sheet, produced by NCR-SARE Graduate Student Grant recipient, James Hoorman, provides information about soil microbes, nutrient recycling, and microbial soil organic matter decomposition. It was produced in conjunction with the Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC).
Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) GNC08-093, Recycling Nutrients with Cover Crops to Decrease Hypoxia/Eutrophication while Promoting Sustainable Crop Production .
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Project products are developed as part of SARE grants. They are made available with support from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed within project products do not necessarily reflect the view of the SARE program or the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.