17 July 2012
Keeping soil productive, healthy and sustainable is of critical importance to the future of our planet, but when it comes to convincing people about the benefits of soil security, personal stories of success are often more powerful than scientific doom and gloom. Iowa State University Professor Cornelia Flora discusses how a hands-on approach can help start important conversations about soil. Flora was in Australia for the Centre's 2012 Agriculture and Environment Research Symposium on soil security. She begins by discussing how to get people talking about soil.
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