Annual Conference and AGM: Soil Health

Jun 9, 2021 | Featured, News

We are delighted to confirm that this year’s Annual Conference will be held virtually on Tuesday 7 September from 9am – 1pm with a topic of Soil Health – from principles to practice.

The conference will welcome four speakers who will each present their perspective of soil health and participate in a panel discussion with questions from our delegates. The four speakers are: Jim Harris from Cranfield University, Elizabeth Stockdale, Head of Farming Systems Research at NIAB, Dr Felicity Crotty, Lecturer in Soil Science at the Royal Agricultural University, and Professor Matthias Rillig from the Freie Universitaet, Berlin.

Soil Health – from principles to practice will conclude with the President’s Lecture from renowned soil scientist, Professor Rattan Lal. He was awarded the 2019 Japan Prize ‘for the sustainable soil management for global food security and mitigation of climate change’ and was named the recipient of the prestigious World Food Prize in 2020.

The virtual event will be followed by the Society’s Annual General Meeting at 12:15pm.

The Annual Conference is free of charge to BSSS members and please register via

Download the programme and speaker biographies for our Annual Conference.

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