soil health

  1. TFF

    Rodale Institute Launches Online Course for Regenerative Organic Consumers

    Rodale Institute Launches Online Course for Regenerative Organic Consumers On-demand, free course serves as an introduction to regenerative organic food, farming, and impact Rodale Institute, the global leader of regenerative organic agriculture, has launched “Being a Regenerative Consumer,” a...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Fertiliser planning webinars for beef, sheep and dairy farmers

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland AgriSearch, the Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) and the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) are joining forces to hold two Fertiliser Planning webinars on Wednesday, January 26, at 8:00p.m (dairy) and Monday, January 31...
  3. Agrovista News

    Innovation Range - Phosphorus Liberator

    Innovation Range - Phosphorus Liberator A soil-applied product that dissolves existing phosphorus locked up in the soil, making it available to plants and improving soil health. How it works Phosphorus Liberator contains carboxylic acid salt – an organic compound with the ability to break down...
  4. TFF

    What Is Regenerative Agriculture? doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2020.577723

    What Is Regenerative Agriculture? A Review of Scholar and Practitioner Definitions Based on Processes and Outcomes Authors: Peter Newton, Nicole Civita, Lee Frankel-Goldwater, Katharine Bartel and Colleen Johns Regenerative agriculture is an alternative means of producing food that, its...
  5. Brid @ ADAS

    Zoom into Soil: Regenerative Agriculture webinar recording

    Supported by ADAS and in collaboration with the British Ecological Society, the British Society of Soil Sciences welcomed Dr Anne Bhogal and Professor Richard Bardgett to present their expert knowledge on the topic of regenerative agriculture. Dr Anne Bhogal's talk, ‘Soil organic matter: the key...
  6. Agrovista News

    New guide to regenerative agriculture outlines key principles and practices

    A new guide that outlines the key principles of regenerative agriculture and the many benefits they can bring to modern farming systems has been released by leading agronomy company Agrovista. The Regenerative Agriculture Guide is packed with useful information and tips and has something for...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Friday: ‘Farmer in Training’ Sophie shows us around

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Sophie Alpin Gregory will be taking over our social media this Friday, January 14, in another Agriland Takeover – on Instagram and Facebook. Sophie, a first generation farmer in the UK, started her dairying experience with no background whatsoever less...
  8. Agriland RSS

    NRM offer NFU members soil carbon measurement discount

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Agricultural analysis laboratory NRM has teamed up with the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) to offer its members a discount to measure their soil carbon. As part of the agreement, NFU members get 10% off NRM’s CarbonCheck and CarbonCheck Plus packages...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    NRM partners with the NFU to improve accessibility of soil carbon measurement across the UK

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The UK’s leading agricultural analysis laboratory NRM has teamed up with the NFU to offer its members a discount to measure their soil carbon. As part of the agreement, NFU members get 10% off NRM’s CarbonCheck and CarbonCheck Plus packages. Earlier in...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Change will be needed to meet climate ambitions – Eustice

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland On the opening day of the Oxford Farming Conference, agricultural ministers from England, Northern Ireland and Wales shared their different visions for future agricultural policy and how new support payments can help achieve climate targets. Secretary...
  11. Janet Hughes Defra

    New information about local nature recovery and landscape recovery

    Morning all and happy new year. Further to the information we published about the Sustainable Farming Incentive in December (see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sustainable-farming-incentive-how-the-scheme-will-work-in-2022), today we're publishing information about the 2 other new...
  12. TFF

    Challenges and Approaches in Microbiome Research Front. Plant Sci., 17 August 2018

    Challenges and Approaches in Microbiome Research: From Fundamental to Applied Authors: Chrysi Sergaki, Beatriz Lagunas, Ian Lidbury, Miriam L. Gifford and Patrick Schäfer We face major agricultural challenges that remain a threat for global food security. Soil microbes harbor enormous...
  13. D

    AHDB can feck right off.

    We Eat Balanced 2022 starts today, so thought I would be a good little levy payer and share the social media. Well, that's not happening. WTF is it with this industry ? Why are we so utterly incapable of promoting ourselves - all of us - rather than this constant 'some farms are better than...
  14. Direct Driller Magazine

    A Sustainable South African Story

    Written by Justin Platt I was very fortunate to grow up on a farm in the beautiful Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. With no real agricultural experience to speak of, my father left the family printing business in the late 1950s and established us on 500 acres of farmland, a small fry...
  15. Direct Driller Magazine

    AHDB: Strategic Farm Report December 2021

    Tis the time of year to reflect on progress, thing you’ change and things you’ll keep just as they are. In this spirt, its time to review progress at AHDB’s Strategic Farms and share some results with you. From the 15 of November, we ran Strategic Farm week with four distinct themes. Can...
  16. Direct Driller Magazine

    Carbon in soils: Why farming for carbon should be encouraged

    The British Society of Soil Science highlights both the benefits of farming for soil carbon, but also its limitations to mitigate climate change Written by Mike Abram A new Science Note produced by the British Society of Soil Science suggests farmers should be encouraged and rewarded for...
  17. Direct Driller Magazine

    Plan the move to direct drilling carefully

    Both cover crops and low-disturbance drilling are often seen as an easy way to improve soil health and performance while also offering an opportunity to cut fixed costs. Where the transition is managed well, it can be very worthwhile but in other cases, the journey to drilling nirvana can be a...
  18. Direct Driller Magazine

    Soil Farmer of the Year 2021

    The Soil Farmer of the Year competition has been running since 2015, providing a platform for individuals and businesses to demonstrate how soil management can build environmental and economic resilience. The competition aims to recognise, promote and champion farmers who are passionate about...
  19. Direct Driller Magazine

    The 8th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture

    The 8th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture The Future of Farming: Profitable and Sustainable Farming with Conservation Agriculture Held virtually in June 2021 in Switzerland and attended by 783 participants from farmer associations, international organisations, scientific...
  20. Direct Driller Magazine

    What Do You Read? Issue 15

    What do you read? If you are like us, then you don’t know where to start when it comes to other reading apart from farming magazines. However, there is so much information out there that can help us understand our businesses, farm better and understand the position of non-farmers. We have...
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