Lab-time

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More than ever, we will be spending time in the lab this autumn. Finally, the big step has been made: we are digging belowground! It had been high on my wishlist for a long time, but besides a few interesting trials, it never really happened. Too expensive, too much work and, most of all, not the priority to find the answers to the questions we were looking at.

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Now we are going for it head-on, without looking back: pH measurements, nutrient analyses, root staining, even DNA-analyses, no technique is being overlooked. It turns out the soil is hiding countless answers to our follow-up questions, which all arose after we answered what happened above the surface. So we are down for a new and exciting trip, as we slowly open the ‘black box’ the soil has always been, and take a look at what’s inside.

Highly promising stuff, I can assure you, and stuff we will want to dig deeper into even more the next years.

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