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Soil Biology

Welcome to our news page. Keep up with news from the farm, the latest developments in sustainability, and other relevant articles and pieces of information that we feel like throwing your way!

5th Nov 2015
The Science of Soil Health: Using cover crops to soak up nutrients for the next crop.
14th Oct 2015
Soil bugs play a vital role in supporting soil structure and plant growth on grassland farms, but farmers must look after their soil to reap these benefits, warns a leading soil expert.
16th Jul 2015
The Soil Atlas 2015 presents facts and figures about earth, land and fields; its broad ranging significance and its current state in Germany, Europe and the world.
10th Jul 2015
Did you know that soils support more life beneath their surface than exists above? Soil is a living, dynamic resource at the surface of the earth.
9th Jul 2015
A study authored by Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences assistant professor Lisa Tiemann is the first of its kind to show that crop rotations, in isolat
2nd Jul 2015
As the earlier blog this week looked at the benefits that come from AMF developing associations within agricultural soils, this second blog is looking at how field and soil management impacts on th
29th Jun 2015
Healthier soil is a fundamental necessity for increased food production, and soil fungal populations are a significant contributor to soil health.
26th Jun 2015
Carrying on our theme of soil biology that we are following this month, while doing some research, I came across the Soil Health website.
19th Jun 2015
A bit of a sideways step to end the week, with an
18th Jun 2015
Maintaining a healthy and diverse soil community can buffer natural ecosystems against the damaging impacts of global warming according to a new study led by American University Yale.