Fargo, N.D. –– NDSU soil scientists will be featured in the documentary “Salt of the Earth,” scheduled to be broadcast on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 9 p.m. on Prairie Public Television. The program is scheduled to be rebroadcast on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 3 a.m.
The 30-minute program discusses soil salinity and its impacts on Northern Plains agriculture, economy and environment put together by the North Dakota Health Department, Natural Resources Conservation Service, NDSU and Soil and Water Conservation Districts of eastern North Dakota.
Faculty members participating from the soil science department in the School of Natural Resource Sciences are Larry Cihacek, Tom DeSutter and David Hopkins. Also participating are former NDSU graduate students Hal Weiser and Chris Augustin and current graduate student Lee Briese.