Healthy Living Soil Explained

In this 3 minute video, Dr. Ingham describes how plants interact with biology in healthy soil.  SymSoil™ reseeds the soil microbes, that she describes, so they can feed the plant the way nature intended. All farmers want healthy soil, and SymSoil’s products and services are designed to revive dead dirt back to healthy, living soil.   Many farmers think that compost is the “solution”, as it adds organic matter to their soil. These farmers don’t realize that the manufacturing process of commercial compost kills most of the components of the soil microbe ecosystem.  It is designed to kill pathogens, a necessary step, … Continue reading Healthy Living Soil Explained

Invest in Carbon Sequestration

If you are looking for ways to impact climate change and increase carbon sequestration, please come hear the SymSoil pitch at Hanson Bridget in San Francisco on July 19th. At the end of the day, improving soil biology is the only way to  significantly roll back the carbon dioxide PPM – and it has to be economically make sense to farmers.  Come here the SymSoil story! We increase crop yields for farmers using organic methods, and have want to help them get carbon credits. We use the Microbiometer to measure organic matter in the soil    #FeedtheSoil #climatechange #SoilHealth #SoilFood … Continue reading Invest in Carbon Sequestration

Food Security & Climate Change: Let’s Talk Soil

Soil microbes are key to the function of agricultural systems. Microbial populations play roles in nutrient cycling, from fixing nitrogen to solubilizing phosphorus. Thus started an interview with Dr. Kristine Nichols, the former Chief Scientist at the Rodale Institute, an independent research institute for organic farming. This is the same role SymSoil’s Senior Scientific Advisor, Dr. Elaine Ingham, held. The full interview can be found here, but here are a few highlights: Soil health is critical to both food security and combating climate change because soil is the foundational resource for our food production—basically, without soil, we cannot grow food. … Continue reading Food Security & Climate Change: Let’s Talk Soil

First Shipment of SymSoil

Yesterday, the company was highlighted in the Solano County Daily Republic newspaper. The article, New Chemical-free Soil Amendment Firm sets up in Solano,  launches the company into selling our first production batch. Much for much of kudos for the success of our launch in Solano is a result of our strong relationship with the Economic Development Corp., the Solano County Farmbudsman, the County’s Senior Analyst, in addition to strategic partnerships with Recology, Solano County’s composting operation and Il Fiorello, the leading organic olive oil producer in the region. Just a week earlier, 3 truck-loads of our initial product were shipped to Southern California, for use … Continue reading First Shipment of SymSoil