Contents tagged with Soils

5 November 2019

Benchmarking our soils and businesses

3 October 2019

Join us for a meeting is to discuss all things around soil from pH, water infiltration, organic matter, worms, how grazing/cropping effects the soil.

29 October 2019

Maintaining good soil health is essential to optimise production from both grazing and silage swards. In this section, you’ll find out how to assess your soil and see how beef farmer, Johnny Haimes uses his nutrient management plan.

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