Author: Lisa D. Hurst

Is Glyphosate Safe?

Glyphosate is the most widely used weed killer in the world. Between a recent jury award to a groundskeeper who regularly used Roundup and headlines claiming glyphosate residues in our food, what is going on?

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Soil Microbes in the Spotlight

As they face the challenges of pests and diseases or regulatory pressure to use less water and less fertilizer, farmers are turning to companies who can provide microbial solutions to help them achieve crop health and environmental sustainability.

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How is Salt Made?

Geologists call it Halite, chemists call it sodium chloride (NaCl)— the rest of us call it salt.  Salt has a remarkable history, which dates back to the earliest civilizations. It is a vital component in the functioning of our bodies and it boasts over 14,000 known uses. How is salt made?

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What is RoundUp?

Glyphosate, or “Roundup” as it is more commonly called, is used around home gardens and agriculture, and specifically is the herbicide used on genetically modified (GM) crops.

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