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Nutrients like nitrogen are vital for growing crops - but when it leaves the field and enters our waterways it can be a problem. Scientists are exploring ways to use nature's own tools - microbes - to remove excess nutrients from the water. 

New research is changing the way the world thinks about earthworms. Dr. Kyungsoo Yoo and graduate student Adrian Wackett have documented the potential for an earthworm invasion to spread in the Fennoscandian arctic region, threatening the ecosystem. 

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We are actively looking for a new Assistant/Associate Extension Professor in Climate Science. Read the job description and learn more here >

100 Years of Stories

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The Department of Soil, Water, and Climate celebrated a centennial in 2013. With a rich history, our alumni and emeritus faculty have a wealth of stories. From beginnings in soil science to cutting edge science in climate change and water issues, the past helps inform our future. 

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