Soil guidance for farms
Soil Moisture and the Water Balance
This factsheet explains about soil moisture and summarises the key soil moisture information currently available from the UK Climate Projections over land, as well as other water balance metrics.
UK Soil Health Initiative guides
These printable guides give targeted guidance for a range of farming systems. They have been developed by a wide-ranging partnership across the farming industry.
Valuing Your Soil: Practical Guidance for Scottish Farmers
Protection and improvement of farm soils, making farming more profitable.
Protecting our Water, Soil and Air: A code of good agricultural practice for farmers, growers and land managers
Protection of air, water and soil and meeting legal requirements.
Improving Soils for Better Returns
Advice for avoiding and reducing soil compaction due to livestock.
Farming rules for water – getting full value from fertilisers and soil
Soil management regulations for compliance with the Water Framework Directive.
Soils, fertilisers & manures
A series of factsheets covering a range of soils and soil quality issues.
Field Drainage Guide
Basic principles of field drainage including the importance of good soil structure and information on subsoiling.
Principles of Soil Management
What makes soil and how it is classified. Common soil-related issues and how to manage them.
Nutrient Management Guide (RB209)
A guide to nutrients, soil and good nutrient management.