Blogs, articles and podcasts for farms

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Spotlight on soil: farming returns to its roots

Article from 2020 on farmers switching to regenerative agricultural practices, taking greater care of the soil.
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Guidance: Create and use a soil management plan

Guidance from Defra. Find out how land managers can use a soil management plan to benefit the environment, reduce soil risks and improve crop yields.
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Guidance: Increase soil organic matter

Guidance from Defra. Find out how land managers can improve soil structure, crop productivity and water quality by increasing soil organic matter.
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Healthy soil is the real key to feeding the world

An article on the importance of healthy soils for food production by Prof. David Montgomery, University of Washington.
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Healthy soil is important, but what does it look like?

The Earlham Institute interviews Columbia's Dr Nasmille Larke-Mejía, discussing healthy soils and their importance for sustainable agriculture. Article & video.
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What is soil health and why does it matter?

Healthy soil is fundamental to Britain’s farming system and to producing the food we eat.
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Farmerama Radio

Farmerama Radio is an award-winning podcast sharing the voices behind regenerative farming.
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Ask not what soil can do for us

Magazine article by Ellen Fay, co-founder of Sustainable Soils Alliance, on claims about how many ‘harvests’ the UK’s soils have left in them.
The community hub for all things soil

uksoils is a consortium of scientific, campaigning and awareness raising organisations, all with a specialist knowledge of soil health, founded by UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Sustainable Soils Alliance, Earthwatch and University of Sheffield.