soil biology

  1. Natallia @PlantWorks

    Increase the impact of nitrogen inputs on your winter wheat!

    This is the first of three blog posts in relation to wheat trials using SMART ROTATIONS 3 liquid bacteria sprayed on wheat in 2019 and 2021. This work has been undertaken ‘on farm’ and has been statistically analysed using combine readings through QGIS and R-studio. In previous trials we have...
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    Children’s illustration competition to support soil biology monitoring (20th Aug - 1st Sept)

    1st Prize – design will be used for the upcoming Autumn earthworm survey to inspire people to take photos of earthworms, and receive a signed copy of the book: Under Your Feet. 10 x runner-up prizes: copies of the book Under Your Feet. Hosted by the SRUC (Scotland’s Rural College) through...
  3. Agrovista News

    Project Lamport 2020 Update

    It’s Project Lamport week 5 and we join Agrovista Soil Health specialists Rob Purvis and Robert Wilkin, as they get to the bottom of some of your frequently asked questions. Chris Martin and Niall Atkinson share their knowledge on cover crops, cultivating with metal, changing attitudes towards...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
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    Soil Health; A Living Perspective (full day workshop with Joel Williams), 21st March, Berkshire

    Soil Health; A Living Perspective Optimising Soil Management for Productivity (6 BASIS points; 2E, 1GM, 3N) with Joel Williams, Tuesday 21st March Sheepdrove Organic Farm Eco-Conference Centre, Sheepdrove Road, Lambourn, Berkshire, RG17 7UU This event is a comprehensive full day presentation...
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    Soil Health; A Living Perspective (full day workshop with Joel Williams), 21st March Berkshire

    Soil Health; A Living Perspective Optimising Soil Management for Productivity (6 BASIS points; 2E, 1GM, 3N) with Joel Williams, Tuesday 21st March Sheepdrove Organic Farm Eco-Conference Centre, Sheepdrove Road, Lambourn, Berkshire, RG17 7UU This event is a comprehensive full day presentation...
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    Stewarding Your Soil (Elaine Ingham's 'stuff') - one place due to cancellation 18-20 April

    Notice several threads here which are exploring the SFI (Soil Food Web) approach with compost, compost teas, etc. We've just run one course in Somerset with Zach Wright, who is one of the three SFI soil consultants and it went very well. We've got another scheduled for 18-20 April. Short...
  9. lockhart33

    Dissertation Help-Farmers practicing CTF please!

    Hi, I am currently studying Agriculture with Agronomy at Newcastle University and am in the process of completing my dissertation. I would hugely appreciate some people on a control traffic farming system coming forward who wouldn't mind me coming and taking some penetrometer readings to...
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    ADHB Cereals & Oilseeds Crediton Monitor Fm Mting w Joel Williams Friday - extra space now available

    See attached file for AHDB meeting - 11 am start, now moved to The Village Hall to fit more in Monitor Farm Page (for background details): http://cereals.ahdb.org.uk/get-involved/monitor-farms/crediton-monitor-farm.aspx
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