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Project Overview

According to the National Resource Conservation Service, our soils internationally are facing a 50% or greater depletion of life sustaining capability due to human agricultural and other activity. They face problems of over-production, erosion, eutrophication, desertification, increased levels of nitrate salts, and a lack of biotic systems to support adequate plant growth that in turn, supports a growing world-wide population. In short, our soils are in trouble. Franklin D. Roosevelt is quoted with the appropriate words "A nation that destroys its soils, destroys itself." With this global soils challenge in mind, Happy Soil undertakes the mission to design a biomimetic soil replenishment innovation whose destiny will result in a flourishing micro-biome, increased water retention, and lower labor hours for any farmer who may choose to adopt it. We designed a natural time-release, dissolvable application that suppresses nearly 100% of weeds while encouraging desired crop growth. It leverages the low-till movement while solving some of its key problems. This solution has the potential to change our farming system as we know it. For the better, and just in time.