Earthworms: Interesting creatures

Byford, Jim
April 2006
Southeast Farm Press;4/5/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of earthworms for farmers. These creatures migrate vertically, following moisture and moderate temperature, and as they burrow through soil, they ingest organic matter and convert it to fertile soil. Earthworms also process larger items such as leaves, pine needles, small sticks, feathers and even pieces of paper and wool.


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