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Retired ARS Soils Lab scientist Don Reicosky in just one of three scientists receiving the 2009 Soil Science Distinguished Service Award from the Soil Science Society of America.

Soils Lab's Reicosky a giant in carbon field

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

As is the case with a lot of serious scientists, any detailed discussion of their work tends to set a layman's head spinning.


Such is the case with retired ARS Soils Lab soils scientist Don Reicosky.

As one colleague joked recently, visitors to Reicosky's "usually leave in a body bag."

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