Contents tagged with soil biology

13 January 2022

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

10 October 2023

DNA techniques are being researched to estimate the effect of soil- and crop-management practices on soil microbial communities.

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

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