The British Society of Soil Science will be holding its 71st Annual General Meeting on World Soils Day, Tuesday 5th December 2017 commencing at 4.15pm and running until 5.30pm. The meeting will take place in the Seligman Theatre at the Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrew's Place, Regents Park, London NW1 4LE
The overuse of veterinary antibiotics in animal production and the subsequent land applications of manure contribute to increased antibiotic resistance in soil.
The Society recently received an email from Lucrezia Caon at the Global Soil Partnership asking for help with collecting data.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in the framework of the Global Soil Partnership has recently inaugurated the International Network of Black Soils (INBS) and decided to organize and launch a photo contest on black soils called “When Soils turn Black”.