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Did you know...

there are more living organisms in a shovel full of soil than human beings on Earth?

Below your very feet lies a world of soil that for most people, is a mystery. Yet, the complex and variable mixture of minerals, air, water decaying items and countless living organisms that make up soil, sustain virtually every form of life on Earth.

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil
takes visitors of all ages into the world of soil, answering questions about what it is and why it is so important to life on Earth.

Soils are alive. They are born, they breathe, they age.
Soils are everywhere. See for yourself - starting November 10!

The Story of Soil and Dig It! The Secrets of Soil Preview:

 


Dig It! toured by

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Soil Resources

University of Minnesota Dept. of Soil, Water and Climate

Soil Testing Laboratory

Soil Horizons Publication
 

Supporters

3 M Company and 3M Foundation
CHS Inc.
Thomson Reuters
 



Action Moving Services
AgStar Financial Services, ACA
Barr Engineering Company
The Mulch Store
Rahr Foundation
 


Spectrum Research Inc.

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The Dust Bowl, a Ken Burns film, explores the epic ecological disaster of the '30s & the perseverance of its survivors. Sunday, 8/7c on PBS.