Solvita has advanced across several markets and is inspiring soil conservationists, farmers, grain processors and composters in new ways to gauge the quality of their environment: • For biological activity of soils • For fungal respiration and spoilage of grains • For maturity of composted products
Have you wondered if limestone in soil can affect a CO2-respiration test? Or, what the difference is in measuring soil respiration for 1-day “CO2-Burst” versus 3 or 7-days? Many of these questions are topics of a series of short, technical memo...
Compost Maturity Calculator: A new calculator is now available that automatically determines the actual Maturity Index. Solvita VAST: Woods End’s new lab procedure VAST revolutionizes the analysis of stable aggregates to become simpler and more cost-effective. Tech Memos: Each explores a theme of interrelationships of Solvita tests to other observations and methods.
Solvita Compost Maturity Index
Solvita in the News
Corn + Soybean Digest: Measure soil aggregates with new test: "George Holsapple is seeing his soils improve as never before. The conventional tiller turned vertical tiller from Jewett, Ill., adopted cover crops about four years ago... While these are indicators of improved soil health and soil aggregation, Holsapple had no way to verify the soil texture improvements. That has changed with the introduction of the Solvita Volumetric Aggregate Stability Test (VAST) from Woods End..." Read More