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To Reverse a Troubling Trend, Farmers Are Adding Rocks to Their Fields

Across the country, farmers are taking a chance on a new method: adding crushed volcanic rock to fields to improve soil health (and sequester carbon in the process).

Modern Farmer – September 25th, 2023

Studies show that volcanic rock dust can raise the pH of overworked soils, improving productivity. Photography courtesy UNDO.

Chris Rauch was strolling past booths at the annual ag show in Spokane last summer when he spotted a large jar full of basalt powder. A nearby sign urged him to spread it on his croplands to help improve soil pH. 

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