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21 January 2016

 

Soils Latest News

 

Soils Management Best Practice

 

Growing Resilient, Efficient and Thriving Soils (GREATsoils) 

The GREATsoils programme is funded by AHDB Horticulture to inspire and support growers to assess and manage the health of their soils.

Soil assessment guidance, management strategies and action you can take as well as updates on ongoing research and hands-on training at on-farm events.

 

Guidance on managing the risk of:

 

AHDB Potatoes Soils Research Projects

 

Links to other Organisations and Publications

  • www.soilassociation.org/improveyoursoil home of the GREATsoils (Growing Resilient, Efficient and Thriving Soils) programme funded by AHDB Horticulture
  • Catchment Sensitive Farming - Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) delivers practical solutions and targeted support to enable farmers and land managers to take voluntary action to reduce diffuse water pollution from agriculture to protect water bodies and the environment.
  • www.Defra.gov.uk - The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is a government department that makes policy, and legislation covering the environment, agriculture, sustainability and rural communities
  • www.Environment-Agency.gov.uk -  an Executive Non-departmental Public Body that aims to protect and improve the environment, and to promote sustainable development. 
  • www.Leafuk.org - Linking Environment and Farming, promoting sustainable food and farming. Leaf have also published Simply Sustainable Soils six simple steps for your soil to help improve the performance, health and long term sustainability of the land.
  • www.NaturalEngland.org.uk - Natural England is the government's advisor on the natural environment. They provide advice on how best to safeguard England's natural environment
  • www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk/ - Natural Resources Wales has taken over the functions of the Countryside Council for Wales, Environment Agency Wales and Forestry Commission Wales, as well as some functions of Welsh Government. It aims to protect and improve the environment, and to promote sustainable development in Wales 
  • www.sepa.org.uk - The Scottish Environment Protection Agency is Scotlands environmental regulator and their main role is to protect and improve the environment