Contents tagged with GREATsoils

23 May 2019

Biological soil health testing is a useful method of quantifying the impact of different soil management practices such as the use of cover crops.

24 January 2019

Find out about indicators that could help you test the health of your soil

16 October 2019

The ‘think soils’ manual is a practical guide to soil assessment. It aims to help farmers, land managers, government and non-government advisers to recognise problems with erosion and runoff from agricultural land. Our changing climate makes this issue increasingly important.

17 December 2018

The AHDB GREATsoils programme has been signposted as a vital resource and tool for growers as part of two new soil qualifications from BASIS

29 November 2018

Drain maintenance has been ignored for too long, AHDB’s Warrington Monitor Farm group heard on 7 November 2018.

28 November 2018

Like many farmers around the UK, one of Rob Fox’s main challenges is to continue improving soil.

20 November 2018

A bonus podcast episode from AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds looks at the latest in practical soil health research.

13 November 2018

AHDB’s Pembrokeshire Monitor Farm met on Wednesday 7 November to look in depth at different cultivation strategies and the impact they have on the soils. We spoke to three of the group to find out more…

13 November 2018

AHDB’s Petworth Monitor Farm group reignited two popular debates at their recent meeting (18 October 2018): discs versus tines and ‘to till or not to till’.

2 October 2018

State-of-the-art scans reveal real-time root ramifications

2 October 2018

Grass and herbal leys farm network releases first findings

2 October 2018

A successful 2019 grazing season starts now.