NEWS & INSIGHT

Can your soil have too much organic matter?

Can your soil have too much organic matter?

Five years I was asked to help investigate problems on a farm where the son had taken over a few years before and had been moving away from a plough-based system into organic manure applications, a minimum tillage regimen, and was considering cover crops. He...

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Matching cultivation strategy to soil type

Matching cultivation strategy to soil type

I have long been advocating the imperative to match cultivation strategy to soil type as in the schematic below. The photographs later in this article highlight this concept really well. They certainly demonstrate what the cost is of implementing inappropriate...

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Is a lack of boron affecting your horse?

Is a lack of boron affecting your horse?

Boron is equally as important as calcium and vitamin D as one of the essential minerals involved in horse bone and joint health. Find out what is happening in your soil and what your horse’s behaviour is telling you.

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