This webinar covers what we mean by Soil Health (taking a holistic view of the chemistry, biology and physics of soil); threats and opportunities to your business (in the short term and longer term); benefits (including financial) from managing the health of your soil. Presenter: Martin Wood, Earthcare Technical Ltd.
This webinar covers what to measure in order to get a handle on the health of your soil; overview of lab tests (including Albrecht, NRM Soil Health test and Soil Food Web) and in-field assessments; what to do with the results.
Presenter: Martin Wood, Earthcare Technical Ltd.
This webinar covers the benefits of different types of organic manures (farmyard manure, compost, digestive); using organic manures for maximum advantage (timing of use, integrating with fertilisers); practical and regulatory considerations (environmental regs and buyer protocols). Presenter: Martin Wood, Earthcare Technical Ltd.
This webinar covers the practicalities of using short term (or catch crop) green manures in intensive horticultural rotations; which species of green manures can be used; when in the rotation to sow and incorporate the green manure, and which crops are most suited to preceding or following short term green manures. Presenter: Ian Wilkinson, Managing Director at Cotswold Seeds Ltd
GREATsoils is a programme of work funded by AHDB Horticulture. Work includes projects CP 107; CP 107b; CP 107c and CP 107d. AHDB Horticulture project CP 107b Growing Efficient and thriving GREATsoils is run by a consortium which includes Earthcare Technical Ltd, The Organic Research Centre and The Soil Association.