Soil Health

Who owns regen?

It is clear that the term ‘Regen ag’ is now becoming as confused and meaningless as ‘min-till’.    The question of ‘what is Regen’ now happens with regular occurrence.   Worryingly there now seems to be, in the UK at least, organisations who are keen to control the narrative and take ownership of the term regen for …

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Clemson/Michelin study impact of tyre pressure on soil compaction in South Carolina

Written by Denise Attaway from Clemson University, South Carolina Clemson and Michelin researchers are studying to determine if low-pressure tires can help increase yields in cotton and peanut rotations. “We know the researchers at Clemson University will make every effort to determine what data and information is going to best serve our regional farmers. Their …

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Farming carbon or farming better? – A Nuffield Perspective

My name is Andrew Sincock and I grew up on my grandparents mixed Dairy, Beef and Arable Farm in Cornwall. My first job on the farm was mucking out an old stable that served as a temporary home for new mothers and their calves. The stable was 3 meters wide, roughly 6 meters long and …

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Tips for transitioning

Overview: Reduced or minimum tillage requires soils to be in good condition for an efficient and effective transition from more conventionally tilled situations. Promoting healthy, biologically active and aerobic soil conditions is key to all forms of successful farming, and especially important where such activity, allied to vigorous crop root development and growth, can result …

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