Contents tagged with soil structure

21 November 2023

Soil biology drives soil functions – find out more.

26 October 2020

Hear about the cover ans catch crop trials at the Strategic Farms

9 October 2020

Well-drained soils lead to earlier turnout, more grazing days and higher grass yields. After a year of weather extremes, walking the platform this winter to see where it lies wet and analysing grass-growth records from underperforming paddocks will help locate any drainage issues.

14 July 2020

Interested in your soil health? This will be a practical session looking at how to assess your soil structure, using a VESS assessment, and your earthworm numbers across the farm. Use this information to inform management practices and hear how this has been put into practice on the AHDB Strategic Farms. Led by Anne Bhogal, ADAS, this will provide a hands on guide to what is needed in-field, a forum to ask your questions and the resources to carry it out for your farm business.

13 October 2023

Learn about the fundamental soil health principles and how to manage the biological, chemical and physical condition of land.

17 July 2019

Discuss soil health techniques with growers and researchers

24 September 2018

How to identify good and bad arable soil structure

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