soil analysis

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    Would an app for immediate soil analysis be useful for you?

    Hi everyone, I developed with a colleague the prototype of an app that uses satellite data, digital photography and machine learning to get automatic soil analysis reports. It's called VirtuaCrop. We are now looking for feedback from potential users! The idea won the stage 1 of the myEUspace...
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    EIA - Plug and Plant Survey

    Hello Forumers, My name is Bradley Warren, I am recent graduate with University of Gloucestershire and this year were EIA semi finalists making the top 14 teams across the world. This year's theme is bridging the digital divide, so with a great passion of mine to help make a greener...
  3. gemmabruno

    A Survey for my Dissertation - pls help

    I am a third-year university student studying Biological Sciences. I have made a survey about soil-testing and farming techniques. The survey is under 5 minutes and ideally, I would like to have 100 participants! If you could please click the link below this would be massively appreciated...
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    SOIL TESTING SURVEY - Chance to win 10 soil tests

    Chance to WIN 10 soil tests Are you a #livestock #farmer? Whether you're #dairy #beef #sheep or mixed, Fill this survey to research #soiltesting perceptions. tiny.cc/SoilTesting Every entry also = 25p for the Farming Community Network Charity
  5. Sectormentor For Soils

    Know your Soils #11: The VESS Test

    How to visually assess your soil structure Short video created by the Sectormentor For Soils Team Assess the quality of your soil structure for yourself with a spade, tray, ruler and smartphone. Soil structure shows how much biological activity is happening, how well water can infiltrate...
  6. Sectormentor For Soils

    Video series: How to monitor your own soils

    To help you get started with soil monitoring watch our videos on how to do key soil tests, use the Sectormentor For Soils app and look at results on the website. VESS TEST Learn what to look for when you visually analyse your soil structure: EARTHWORM COUNT The best technique for counting...
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    Soil Degradation - A Design Challenge

    Hello, I am a design student in my final year of design as well as a farmer's son that has been lucky enough to grow up on an organic dairy and beef farm. One of our assignments for this year is a RSA Student Design Awards brief...
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    Soil Degradation - A Design Challenge

    Hello, I am a design student in my final year of design as well as a farmer's son that has been lucky enough to grow up on an organic dairy and beef farm. One of our assignments for this year is a RSA Student Design Awards brief...
  9. Direct Driller Magazine

    Direct Driller Magazine Issue 3

    For all those on the mailing list, Direct Driller Issue 3 was sent to digitally on the 20th June. It can be read here and you will see it has grown to 100 pages, which is where we expect it to stay going forward. https://issuu.com/directdriller/docs/direct_driller_magazine_issue_3 All the...
  10. AF News

    Greening: Ecological Focus Areas (EFAs) on arable land

    The EFA requirement must be met by all farmers with over 15 ha of arable land and there are 6 EFA options that growers can choose from; Buffer strips and field margins / Catch Crops / Cover crops / Nitrogen fixing crops / Fallow / Hedges. EFA Catch and cover crops Catch and cover crops are...
  11. Mounty

    Situation Vacant Student/Harvest Help - Soil sampling - Suffolk

    We have a vacancy for a 'soil sampler' for the busy harvest period. Would suit a student or individual with agricultural background. Required from July - September. Ideally living within a 20 mile radius of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Applicants cannot be colour blind for this role. Clean driving...
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    Soil analysis for pasture

    Had some fields soil analysed by Farming Connect, but what fertilizer do we put on it? Summary for several fields pH = 6.1 soil type = SL Lime requirement (grassland) = 0.0 Extractable Phosphorous = 12 mg/L (Index 1) Extractable Potassium = 90 mg/L (Index1) Extractable magnesium = 90 mg/L...
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