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Paper mill sludge: a usable fertilizer?

Paper mill sludge: a usable fertilizer?

Approximately 10 billion tons of PMS are produced annually by the paper industry and pose a major disposal problem for paper mills. One possible solution to the industry’s problem is th…

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Grafting peas and beans

Grafting peas and beans

Grafting is a common gardening technique that unites a scion (top of one plant) with a rootstock (the root of another plant). Often times people graft their plants in order …

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Crops on campus

Crops on campus

“I’ve always wondered why they had corn here.” Now it’s clear to the students in Chuck Crawford’s AP Environmental Science class: The soybean and corn patch at Dublin Jer…

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Urban students plant soybeans

Urban students plant soybeans

“Most people think agriculture means to put plants in the ground and drive tractors around,” said science teacher Chuck Crawford. He wants to stop this limited portrayal of agriculture by educ…

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Virtual field trips to soybean farms offered to students

Virtual field trips to soybean farms offered to students

Starting this spring, students who have never had a chance to investigate a soybean field will get the chance to do it — all without having to leave the comfort of th…