Tag: nutrients

Getting better all the time: Constructed wetlands on the Embarras River

Getting better all the time: Constructed wetlands on the Embarras River

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 4, 2020

We built these wetlands, and they removed about 45 percent of the total nitrate that came in. Because the weather was a little drier, we had even greater removal, and we removed nearly 60 percent of the nitrate that entered into the wetland that was in the tile. That first winter back in 1995, we […]

How bacteria can keep your gut healthy: beneficial microbes | WURcast

How bacteria can keep your gut healthy: beneficial microbes | WURcast

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 1, 2020

Hi there. Welcome to Module 1: The human microbiome. In this clip, I will talk about beneficial microbes. Microbes… It might sound scary to you and something that you associate with, for example, diarrhea or infections. But what if I told you that our entire body is colonized by microbes and that those microbes actually […]

Microbes in Your Toolbox? Let’s Talk! with Matthew Kleinhenz

Microbes in Your Toolbox? Let’s Talk! with Matthew Kleinhenz

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 1, 2020

I want to honor the reason that we are here which is a Simultaneously reporting on this research extension project, which is supported by sare, but also? address questions that that related to that project But more generally to the use of microbial biostimulants Can we take maybe two or three questions that are you […]

Wetlands Have Real Important Jobs To Do Music Video

Wetlands Have Real Important Jobs To Do Music Video

By Micah Moen 3 Comments December 29, 2019

Sometimes they’re wet, and sometimes they’re not Transition zones where the water meets the dry spots They call them marshes, swamps, fens and sloughs And they’re often surrounded by the prairies too Without the wetlands, what would we do? They’re here for me and you Wetlands have real important jobs to do It’s like a […]

Recharge Microbes 48 Hour Update 😱What Did Recharge Do To My Plants?

Recharge Microbes 48 Hour Update 😱What Did Recharge Do To My Plants?

By Micah Moen 23 Comments December 26, 2019

hey what’s up guys 420 Grow King here and I’m back with an update on the Recharge Microbes that we gave our plant 48 hours ago I just want to show you what the difference is in the growth you know when I first opened up the tent today I said oh shit you know […]

Nutrient Impacts on Wetlands: Field Studies New Zealand

Nutrient Impacts on Wetlands: Field Studies New Zealand

By Micah Moen 0 Comment December 23, 2019

>>Narrator: Wetlands such as swamps and marshes often receive nutrient runoff from agricultural lands, and changes in nutrient regime can alter their structure and function. In this project, scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey are collaborating with counterparts in New Zealand to investigate effects of nutrients on freshwater wetlands. New Zealand is located in the […]

Incredible Wetlands – IMPA Award Winner

Incredible Wetlands – IMPA Award Winner

By Micah Moen 10 Comments December 23, 2019

they’re called potholes, marshes, and swamps they can be found on every continent except Antarctica they’re called waterlogged forests, peat lands, bogs, transition zones where water meets the land they’re called fens sloughs and river deltas covering just six percent of the earth’s land surface wetland store ten to twenty percent of the Earth’s carbon […]

This Underground Economy Exists in a Secret Fungi Kingdom

This Underground Economy Exists in a Secret Fungi Kingdom

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 2, 2019

New research has revealed that fungi—you know, like mushrooms—barter and trade with other organisms like little stockbrokers. Basically, there’s a whole economy of nutrients right beneath our feet that we are just uncovering. And yes, it can be pronounced either fun-guy or fun-gee, don’t even start, and their classification has been difficult, to say the […]

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

The internet connects more than half of the world’s population through an invisible web of servers, computers, and devices. It has changed our lives in countless ways by allowing otherwise separated people to interact and by providing access to vast amounts of information. But humans aren’t the only organisms on the planet with an invisible […]

Eutrophication Explained

Eutrophication Explained

By Micah Moen 52 Comments August 13, 2019

[birds chirping, water flowing] [music] Plants require several things to grow. Most of us know that they need things like water, sunlight, and CO2, but plants also need a variety of nutrients as well: things like nitrogen and phosphorus. Usually, plants will get all the required nutrients from the soil through their roots. But, when […]