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2011-06-24 17:24:25

When natural ecosystems are replaced by roads, homes, and commercial structures, soil is negatively impacted.

2008-09-27 00:00:18

A Mushroom compost manufacturer has been ordered to take action to reduce the smell produced by the process. Cotswold District Council is taking action against Agricultural Supply Company Limited, of Fairford.

2008-09-23 03:00:16

Clay is the Jekyll and Hyde of soils. It constitutes some of our most fertile agricultural soils, but even these turn rock-hard when dry. Tiny particles pack down so tightly that the ground virtually defies water absorption. Once saturated, it becomes a sticky morass taking forever to dry out.

2008-08-19 18:00:24

By Tony Henderson NEW gardener Violet Diver tabled a rotten exhibit in her inaugural flower and vegetable show. But she came away with first prize as her beautifully rotted entry won the compost class in North Tyneside's annual horticulture and health show at The Parks Centre in North Shields.

2007-12-08 06:00:16

By Harrison, Ellen Z LITERATURE REVEIW There have been significant contributions to the literature on composting operations in the past decade. Most address on-site investigations relevant to worker health.

2007-06-09 03:00:20

By Bowden, C Spargo, J; Evanylo, G The capability to determine nitrogen availability of composts is necessary to ensure that such materials will provide sufficient fertilization to the growing crop and cause minimal environmental degradation.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.