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What California Aims To Do With The Healthy Soils Program


If you believe our future is about capturing carbon and returning it to the ground, it makes sense to care about what covers that ground. 

California's Healthy Soils Program is set up to make sure soil can help in the carbon sequestration process, while providing nutrients for crops to grow. 

The numbers on what healthy soil can produce are impressive.  Senior Environmental Scientist Geetika Joshi from the Healthy Soils Program visits for a crash course. 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.