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How Organic Matter Stores Water

The Land that Drinks in the Rain (2/3)

Soil organic matter has the ability to hold impressive amounts of water, which improves soil health, plant available water, and wildlife habitat. How does an increase of 1% soil organic matter after converting a field to a Diverse Native Grassland affect plant and soil health? Elizabeth Steele explores this and the importance of native plant diversity.

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