The Soil Science Society of America Journal (SSSA Journal), published bimonthly, is the official publication of the Soil Science Society of America. The editorial board consists of an editor-in-chief, technical editors, associate editors (including at least one representative for each division of SSSA), a managing editor, the Chief Executive Officer, and the Director of Publications. The SSSA Journal publishes papers on original research, issue papers, reviews, comments and letters to the editor, and book reviews. Papers of appropriate subject matter usually less than two printed pages may be submitted as notes. Invitational papers may be published in the journal if accepted by the editorial board.
Decisions farmers make over the spring and summer can dramatically increase greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions later in the winter.
As we walk along a forest path, the soil beneath our feet seems like a uniform substance. However, it is an intricate network of soil particles, pores, minerals, soil microbes, and more. It is awash in variety.
When it comes to soil and water, predictability is important—but difficult.
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that around 45 million tons of phosphorus fertilizers will be used around the world in 2018.
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In a newly published study, researchers dug into how fertilizing with manure affects soil quality, compared with inorganic fertilizer.
New York City (NYC), located within the Hudson River Estuary, inputs over 100 billion liters of combined sewage overflow (CSO) into surrounding surface waters annually. Little is known, however, about the impact of CSOs on ...
A circle of life-and nitrogen-is playing out in farms across the United States. And researchers are trying to get the timing right.
How do you boost soil water content and soil health without irrigating? Best cover it with a layer of straw, a new study concludes.