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As an irreplaceable, physical resource, it is essential to protect and nurture the soil if we are to continue producing crops under the current agricultural model, says Hutchinsons. The Healthy Soils series offers practical help and advice on the steps you can take towards improving your soil health.
With many farmers considering soil their most valuable resource, land managers can delve deeper into understanding how soils are functioning, working to unlock their potential and put more sustainable practices in place.
Increasingly the discussion around soil testing is not about whether to do it, but why you would not do it. The Government has made it clear future subsidies will depend on farmers delivering for the public ‘good’. One measure of this will be healthy soils.
Seeking to improve soil health and reduce black-grass, Ed Pritchard, who farms with his father Andrew at Redhouse Farm, Waddingworth, Woodhall Spa, had been working with Farmacy agronomist Alice Cannon.
A Shropshire estate is determined to show soil health can be improved within an intensive root-cropping rotation as it strives to bolster its environmental and financial sustainability.
This unique service provides growers with all the information needed to actively manage soil resources and optimise crop performance. It is the only report to give both total and available nutritional, rotational nutrient-cycling a programmed approach to soil improvement. Backed by Hutchinsons agronomic expertise and knowledge with over 80 years of crop-production experience.