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AFSRC Picture of the Week, May 15, 2006
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 Employee sampling soil

An understanding of soil chemical and physical properties is important to develop efficient crop production systems in Appalachia. Mike Lambert (former Summer Aide) uses a hydraulic soil sampling device to obtain soil samples in an Appalachian experimental corn field.

Photo by K. Dale Ritchey

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