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Farm Progress America, August 16, 2019

Max Armstrong shares a preview of a unique way farmers can evaluate soil health on their farm.

Max Armstrong offers insight on a unique way to demonstrate a farm’s soil health. The Illinois Corn Growers Association offers this demonstration that uses cotton underwear to show microbial activity in the soil. The demo at the 2019 Farm Progress Show includes a clothesline of those dirty undies.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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