Asmeret discusses ‘Soil and Human security’ on Down on the Farm with Tom Willey on KFCF 88.1 FM

Asmeret had the pleasure to be a guest on Tom Willey’s radio program – Down on the Farm with Tom Willey on KFCF 88.1 FM in Fresno, CA. Listen to the whole interview below:

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As Tom, the host, put it: “Soil is the living epidermis of the planet.” So begins Soil and Human Security in the 21st Century, an extraordinarily important article, written by a half-dozen soil scientists, which appeared in May 8th’s journal Science, the New York Times of scientific publications. By declaring 2015 International Year of Soils, the United Nations General Assembly hopes to make all peoples aware that management of six-inches of top soil underlies any civilization’s prosperity and survival. One author of that clarion call for soil stewardship, UC Merced soil biogeochemist Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, engages with “Down on the Farm”

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