Contents tagged with Soils

17 July 2019

Discuss soil health techniques with growers and researchers

24 June 2019

Discover how DNA markers can be used to determine how management affects soil microbial diversity.

17 June 2019

The pros and cons associated with the decision to incorporate or sell straw are outlined in an updated AHDB publication.

10 June 2019

The soil health scorecard brings together information about the chemical, physical and biological properties of soil.

6 June 2019

To help improve British soils, a system akin to traffic lights and an MOT is in development as part of an Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) research partnership.

23 May 2019

Four easy-to-follow steps for assessing soil structure

18 April 2019

Regular soil tests and the recommendations associated with them are vital tools that must be used in order to ensure the best possible crop yield

18 April 2019

Join AHDB Beef & Lamb and independent sheep and beef consultant Dr Liz Genever for a workshop looking at soil and grass management to improve animal performance and farm profitability. The workshop will focus on measuring and monitoring grass growth and quality, and the infrastructure required to improve grazing strategies.

24 January 2019

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

8 January 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.

23 May 2019

Soil organic matter is the term used for all living, or once-living, materials within, or added to, the soil. This factsheet takes a closer look at how you can measure and add soil organic matter.

29 November 2018

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