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K-State Today

November 28, 2012



Agronomy professor presents at Global Soil Week in Berlin, Germany

By Steve Watson

Chuck Rice

Chuck Rice, university distinguished professor of agronomy, presented the opening of the Platform Session at Global Soil Week, Nov. 18-22 in Berlin, Germany.

His presentation, "Raising Soil Awareness," covered outreach efforts for soil science, including the use of public service announcements and social media such as Twitter and Facebook. The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies Potsdam designed Global Soil Week to be a global platform for the discussion of central soil issues and practical solutions.