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Topic - Jay Bell
Lots of people took America's rich farmland for granted until the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, he says.
"The soil is literally alive," he says, scraping off a tablespoon-sized sample of the black, musky topsoil. "Those microbes are what's breaking down the organic matter and releasing the nutrients out into the soil."