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By Woods End Laboratories

Woods End Introduces Solvita® IRTH™

Woods End Introduces Solvita® IRTH™

Mt. Vernon, Maine – The soil science community now has a new instrument available in their carbon toolbox: a sophisticated yet simple way to measure biological carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Solvita® IRTH™ (pronounced “earth”) … Go To Press Release

Woods End Introduces the Solvita® VAST Lab Test for Measuring Soil Aggregates

Woods End Introduces the Solvita® VAST Lab Test for Measuring Soil Aggregates

Mt. Vernon, Maine – “The innovative Solvita® VAST method (physical) complements the Solvita® CO2-Burst (biological) and SLAN(chemical) tests that can be used to evaluate soil health,” explained William Brinton, PhD, founder of Woods End Labs and creator of Solvita testing. “Each method adds a component … Go To Press Release

Woods End Releases Solvita® Soil Master for Measuring Soil Respiration in Field

Woods End Releases Solvita® Soil Master for Measuring Soil Respiration in Field

Mt. Vernon, ME – The Solvita® Soil Master now makes it possible to sample fresh, moist soil (representing its natural state) right in the field. Measuring soil respiration using freshly sampled soil that is not dried and ground can provide vital information regarding a soil’s natural behavior. …Go To Press Release

Solvita Field Biology test kit

Woods End Releases Solvita® Field Test for Checking Soil Biology

Mt. Vernon, ME – As growers have become more interested in biological soil fertility – more popularly known as “soil health”– measuring soil CO2 respiration in the field has become important as a way to gauge the quality of the soil’s biology. This measurement is also significant for a reason that has been overlooked until recently: It provides a way to track how much CO2 the plants are receiving …  Go To Press Release

Woods End Recommends New Approach to Farming

Woods End Recommends New Approach to Farming

Scientist Says Proper CO2 Levels in Crops is Critical

Mt. Vernon, ME – Will Brinton, Ph.D., an environmental scientist and founder of Woods End Soil Lab, indicated a new approach to farming is urgently needed. Brinton recently addressed the importance of measuring CO2 activity in soil as part of a new approach to soil fertility … Go To Press Release