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Clemson University Study

    Who are the players in your turf? A study by Clemson University found greater thatch control in turf systems using Soil ProVide. Clemson University performed a research trial on thatch control for turf systems.  It is known that moderate levels of thatch and soil organic matter are desirable for turfgrass systems due to [...]

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Soilscape Solutions Greenscape Project

Restoring Habitat from the Soil Up: Soilscape Solutions Greenscape Project Earthfort’s tools help Soilscape Solutions remediate neglected land to become thriving, usable greenspace. Soilscape Solutions’ Natalie Faris and Sam Dayton are changing the world, one over-run strip of weeds at a time.  They are Soil Stewards through Earthfort's Soil Stewardship Program.  Their challenge: remediate a [...]

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Composting Project Kerala, India

   From Garbage to Growth At a hospital waste dump in South India, Peter Ash has been volunteering to mitigate years of toxic medical and human waste by Municipal Solid Waste composting (or MSW).   Municipal Solid Waste Composting of Hospital Waste in South India  – Read Published Paper Under intense management from American Peter Ash, [...]

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Fukushima Soil Restoration Project

Restoring Nuclear Radiation in Japan Earthfort was asked if our bioremediation technology could help mitigate the radiation in Fukushima’s contaminated soil. The nuclear meltdown and release of radioactive materials following an earthquake and tsunami in Japan on March 11, 2011, was the worst nuclear disaster in history since Chernobyl. When the radioactive dust began to [...]

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Avery Park Rose Garden Corvallis, OR

Stop and Smell the Roses... ...and they smell sweeter without fungicides! Avery Park’s Rose Garden is the gem of the Corvallis city parks system. Frequented by rose enthusiasts, wedding guests, and children who want to smell the roses, the Rose Garden was created in 1956 and has 1200 plants featuring over 250 varieties of roses. [...]

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Woodland Park Zoo Seattle, WA

Toxic Animal Waste Woodland Park Zoo came to Earthfort in 2005 with a unique challenge: could we help them mitigate the toxic dung of their popular Komodo dragon exhibit?   At Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, cleaning up after the animals is always a messy business. Yet in some cases, it is a dangerous task. Managing [...]

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Onsite Workshop

This 2 day Biologically-Based Soil Management Workshop is for businesses, schools and other organizations who want to have our instructor come to your location as a cost effective option for training groups of 10 or more people.  We will provide an in-depth overview of soil biology, testing, and remediation, because if you can measure it, [...]

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Onsite Consultation

Bring in an Expert Earthfort’s Director comes to your location to see your operation and answer your site-specific questions.  Other clients have found this time together very helpful for discussing soil biology challenges across diverse fields and/or crops, identifying potential local composting components, trouble shooting compost tea equipment, improving timing of applications of compost, teas [...]

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Onsite Speaker

Earthfort Speaks at Your Event Earthfort's director travels to your event and speaks about soil biology as it relates to agricultural, horticultural, landscaping and/or soil remediation topics.  Some of the topics he has covered are practical soil biology, understanding biological testing services and how to integrate your current cultivation practices with biological practices. $575.00 per [...]

By |2015-04-03T20:48:04-07:00April 3rd, 2015|Ask an Expert|Comments Off on Onsite Speaker

Phone Consultation

Spend time on the phone with Earthfort's Director discussing your operation and ask him your site-specific and testing questions.  $30.00 per 15 minute time increment (This item cannot be purchased online.  Please call 541.257.2612 or email chandra@earthfort.com to schedule this call with our office.)

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