Environmental Protection

On Earth Day (and every day), let’s take a moment to appreciate the soil beneath our feet. Soil makes up the outermost layer of our planet—it’s the living skin of our Earth It takes Mother Nature over 500 years to form one inch of topsoil, the most productive layer of soil Soil scientists have identified over…

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Silicon

A naturally occurring mineral and the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust, silicon is everywhere. The problem is, only a small fraction in our agricultural soils is soluble and plant-ready. In a previous blog post, we discussed the many benefits of silicon to soil health and human health. Here we discuss its role…

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Silicon

Cascade Minerals Remineralizing Soil Booster is derived from finely milled volcanic basalt and nothing more. With no synthetic chemicals or man-made additives, our rock dust is approved for use in organic production. Yet we’ve noticed puzzled expressions when people see silicon dioxide (SiO2) listed as an ingredient. “Hey, isn’t this supposed to be an all-natural…

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