Contents tagged with soil biology

14 October 2021

Soil biological health can be improved with organic matter inputs, reduced tillage and increased rotational diversity.

3 June 2021

Soil microorganisms play a central role in driving soil processes.

3 June 2021

Earthworms incorporate organic material into the soil and provide channels for root growth.

3 June 2021

Soil organisms help bind soil into stable aggregates.

4 June 2021

Soil biology drives soil functions – find out more.

13 January 2022

Soil biology is now widely accepted to be a key driver of both soil function and pasture productivity

23 May 2019

Soil Biology and Soil Health Partnership research case study takes a closer look at the benefits of organic material additions

23 May 2019

This short factsheet is a starter's guide to what microorganisms, pathogens and pests inhabit the soil and the benefits or drawbacks of each of them.

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.

2 January 2019

The condition of soil on livestock farms directly influences the yield and quality of grass and forage crops, animal performance and profitability. This manual offers advice to improve management of farmland soil, in order to safeguard this basic resource to produce healthy crops and livestock