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Soil Functions

ZONE MANAGEMENT STARTS WITH A FULL UNDERSTANDING OF YOUR SOIL.

Ever wonder what exactly soil does for your crops and for your fields?

NUTRIENT CYCLING

Soil stores and moderates the release of nutrients and other elements which can be made available to plants, sequestered in the soil, or lost to air or water.

WATER REGULATION

Soil regulates the flow and storage of water, including nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, pesticides, and other nutrients or compounds dissolved in water.

BIODIVERSITY

Soil supports the growth of a variety of plants, animals, and microorganisms by providing a diverse physical, chemical, and biological habitat.

FILTERING AND BUFFERING

Soil acts as a filter to protect the quality of water, air, and other resources.

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