Dr. Mike Fidanza

A Successful International Year of Soils

The calendar date of December 5, 2015, was celebrated as World Soil Day, and marked the conclusion of the “International Year of Soils” as proclaimed by the Food and Agriculture […]

Soil Physics and How Water Moves in Soil

On June 11, 2015, Dr. Walter Hale Gardner died at age 98.  Who was Dr. Gardner?  If you ever used one of those devices to measure soil moisture content, then […]

Fairy Ring and Hydrophobic Soil

If you watched The Open Championship, you saw examples of beautiful, textbook, type II fairy ring symptoms. Type II fairy ring symptoms are classified as visible circles or arcs of […]

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