Farmers Disagree On Whether Soil-Free Growing Can Be OrganicIf you are an organic shopper this might come as a surprise: a growing number of organic fruits and vegetables are grown hydroponically, aquaponically or in containers, all techniques that do not use soil.
Farmers Disagree On Whether Soil-Free Growing Can Be OrganicA growing number of fruits and vegetables are grown hydroponically, aquaponically or in containers, all techniques that do not use soil. Can they be organic?
Geologists Test Bay Area Soil For High-Speed Rail ProjectTesting is underway in the Bay Area to see if the ground can handle high-speed trains.
Toxic Pesticide-Ridden Soil Detected At Site For New Bay Area SchoolThe Morgan Hill Unified School District discovered soil laced with a highly toxic pesticide in a field where a school is slated to be built.
Feds Recommend California Test Prison Inmates For Valley FeverFederal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.
Tips for Preparing Your Vegetable Garden This SummerAre you considering growing your own vegetables to save money and eat healthier? Growing a garden takes some advanced planning, as well as a great deal of time, patience and effort. Utilize these 10 helpful tips to prepare your garden and make it flourish.