GREATsoils

2 August 2018

Sward MOT, Chris Duller 2013

5 July 2018

HGCA Farm Walks, March 2013 - The benefits of using compost

5 July 2018

HGCA Farm Walks, March 2013 - Understanding soil organic matter, Dr Andrew Whitmore

2 July 2018

How to assess soil compaction, select and operate different types of sub-soiler to loosen the soil efficiently

23 May 2019

Maintaining optimum soil pH values in all parts of the field is essential in order to maintain soil quality and health, crop quality and yield. This guidance document explains why soil pH is important and outlines the impact of soil type and texture on pH.

7 January 2021

This GREATsoils case study examines the importance of effective soil assessment methods for the production of carrot crops through the experiences of producers Fresh Growers Ltd. The case study reviews the benefits of Albrecht approach to soil assessment and the impact on nutrient management.

18 November 2021

Farmers and growers often want to maintain or enhance soil organic matter (SOM) content as this can have a range of benefits for soil health. Given that applying bulky organic matter has a financial cost, it is important to understand the merits of using different organic materials.

10 August 2018

Asparagus growers, worked with Cranfield University to install grassed waterways to reduce runoff from fields. This enabled land that was not formally capable of supporting asparagus to be used. Grassed waterways do not prevent soil erosion across the whole field area they maintain the soil in the field.

6 March 2019

Short pocketbook with simple steps to assess soil structure

1 February 2022

Assess and manage the health of your soil

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