Soil is a natural resource that is vital to the agricultural industry. New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station researchers are working to understand soil chemistry, physics, and ecology to better advise producers and policymakers regarding conservation and management issues.

Title Principal Investigator Funding Source
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Desert Soils: Ecosystem Services and Human Impacts Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Benchmark Soilscapes to Predict Effects of Climatic Change in the Western USA Federal Appropriation (Multistate Hatch)
Interactions of Vadose Zone Properties at Multiple Scales in Arid Land Soils Manoj Shukla Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations

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