Soil Pores in Healthy Soil
File Type jpg | Picture Size 3264 x 2448
Healthy soil looks dark, crumbly, and porous, and is home to worms and other organisms. Healthy soil smells sweet and earthy. It feels soft, moist, and friable, and allows plant roots to grow unimpeded.
Photographer Colette Kessler, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, South Dakota
Location Dakota Lakes Research Farm, Hughes County, SD
Learn more at the "Soil Health | NRCS" web site: