The presence of earthworms in the soil is a positive sign.
From aerating the soil, to adding carbon and other nutrients, to incubating beneficial biology, earthworms provide a range of benefits that can have profound impact on agricultural soils.
Fostering the natural synergies between plants, soil and earthworms can pay dividends for growers in healthier crops and higher yields.
Charles Darwin, famed for his seminal writings on evolution, did extensive research on earthworms. In 1881, he shared his findings in his final manuscript.
The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms, in which he concluded, “It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world as have these lowly organized creatures.”