How many worms?

Pretty good, we tend to differentiate between large and juveniles where possible, gives you more of an idea what you could expect to see at the next count.
When it's wet you will find more by digging, when it is drier more will be deeper.
Plenty of wet here currently and most of them were in the turf rather than further down. Shallowish roots in the main, which Im not sure about, either plenty of Nutrients on the surface or hoof compaction. PP not been disturbed for at least 20 yrs.


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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...