Is soil made through magic? | NRCS

Is soil made through magic?

  1. Is soil made through magic?

2. Does soil have parents?

3. What does the weather do to soil?

4. What's on, and in, the horizon?

5. How does soil help me keep my cool?

6. Do soils come in different colors?

7. How does water stay in the soil?

8. How does air get into the soil?

9. Why do plants like soil?

10. Do roots just help plants?

11. Does soil care about time?

12. Can we keep the soil from washing and blowing away?

13. What is soil conservation?

Drawing of soil being loaded into SK Worm's dump truck

Soil doesn't just appear out of nowhere. A magician doesn't wave a magic wand and...poof!... soil shows up. And it's not made in a soil factory. Soil comes from broken up pieces of rock and dead leaves, tree limbs, and dead bugs-those kinds of things.

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