Kansas State University professor fights climate change with soil, carbon sequestration

Read the full story in the Kansas Reflector.

Rice described what he calls the “Holy Trinity” of soil health: More carbon in the soil means more food for the microbes that live in the soil. Good microbial activity produces nutrients that increase plant productivity while also promoting good soil structure. Soil structure is important in ensuring soils can better withstand weather extremes.

But storing more carbon in the soil doesn’t only help soil health and structure. It also plays a role in climate change.

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