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Get a free analysis of your soil from the National Soil Project and help contribute to soil research

The Organic Center is working with the National Soil Project (NSP) at Northeastern University to look at humic acid content in organic farm soils. The goal of the study is to quantify the improved health of organically managed soils in comparison to conventionally managed soils and create a reference database so farmers can measure the quality of their soils against other plots in their area. If you have an organic farm, please consider sending a soil sample to the NSP.

The Organic Center is working with the National Soil Project (NSP) at Northeastern University to look at humic acid content in organic farm soils and need  soil samples from organic farms.  The goal of the study is to quantify the improved health of organically managed soils in comparison to conventionally managed soils and create a reference database so that farmers can measure the quality of their soils against other plots in their area.

To participate in the study, please send 3 tablespoons of soil from each field, which can be put in a ziplock bag and sent to Northeastern University.  All shipping costs can be reimbursed upon request, and results of your soil analysis will be shared with  you.

To send in a sample please print and fill out the form available here: http://organic-center.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/National-Soil-Project-Form.pdf

For more information about the project you can read about it on The Organic Center’s website here: http://organic-center.org/uncategorized/soil-health-in-organic-farms/

 

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