How do you boost soil water content and soil health without irrigating? Best cover it with a layer of straw, a new study concludes
Research digs into delicate plant, soil interactions
From the American Society of Agronomy "We might think of roots as necessary, but uninteresting, parts of the crop production process. New research, however, focuses on what's going on in the soil with the plant's roots and the chemicals they produce."
ADHB has launched a call for "Crop Nutrient Management Call for cereals and horticultural crops".
Full details are available here
Deadline for receipt of submissions: : 31 May 2018
Open Farm Sunday is happening on Sunday 10th June 2018.
“LEAF Open Farm Sunday, managed by LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), is one of the farming industry’s biggest success stories.
The call for abstract submissions for the 2018 Conference "Soils and Sustainable Development Goals" is now open. Abstracts can now be submitted online
Soils constitute the foundation for sustainable development, essential ecosystem functions and food security. They are key to sustaining life on Earth.