Kansas Corn: Just Dirt

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Grade Level: High School

Students will explore one of a farmer’s most valuable resources, soil. This lesson looks at soil in much more detail than students have probably considered before.  Soil is not just an inert receptacle where we place plants and hope they grow. It is a diverse and dynamic ecosystem of biotic and abiotic forces than can shape the productivity of every square inch of our land.

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