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Soil Biology: Build it and they will come

Gateway Research Organization | 2023-01

Join Joel Williams, Steve Kenyon with Greener Pastures Ranching, Greg Paranich from Grey Wooded Forage Association and Amber Kenyon with Gateway Research Organization as they discuss soil biology, amendments and the impact...
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How to make the transition to more sustainable farming practices

Farmers Guide | 2023-01

Farmers Guide Magazine January 2023 Issue encompasses the best of British farming with in-depth arable, machinery & livestock topics, written by award-winning agri-journalists
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Bridging the sustainability gap

Manitoba Co-operator | 2022-12

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3 steps for farmers to reduce reliance on artificial fertiliser

Farmers Weekly | 2022-11

Farmers are seeking ways to cut artificial fertiliser rates as prices skyrocket and one Canadian expert has developed a three-step approach to achieve this. Cropping is currently based on classic agronomic disciplines, coupled...
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Nitrogen Stabilisers (part 1): Inhibitors

Direct Driller | 2022-10

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Building a Buzz for Beneficial Bugs

NACC NRM | 2022-10

The Building a Buzz for Beneficial Bugs (BABFBB) project, focusing on the promotion of beneficial insect biodiversity through habitat manipulation in Horticulture, has come to an end this October. BABFBB came about when...
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Using a diversity of nitrogen forms to enhance foliar efficiencies

Direct Driller | 2022-04

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The Seed Microbiome

Direct Driller | 2022-01

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The Plant Microbiome: An Introduction

Direct Driller | 2021-12

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Soil Health: A New Buzzword or a New Paradigm?

UK Soils | 2021-10

Soil Health: A New Buzzword or a New Paradigm? Soil health has become a popular concept in debates about farming, as well as land and environmental management more broadly. While more and more...
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Synergies between livestock and soil

Arable Farming Magazine | 2021-09

In the final feature in our series on regenerative agriculture, Alice Dyer finds out what stock can bring to arable systems. Livestock were once commonplace on most farms, but over the decades as...
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Optimising soil biology and nutrition for crop production

Direct Driller | 2021-07

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How plant sap tests could unlock disease control benefits

Farmers Weekly | 2021-07

Understanding how nutrition affects plant health is still very much an evolving science, but plant sap analysis is allowing management decisions to be based on close to real-time data. Sap analysis offered by...
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Soil Farming

NODPA | 2021-05

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News Contributing Writer: Organic dairy farmers are, by definition, grazers. These days, more grazers are categorizing themselves not only as grass farmers, but as soil farmers
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Rethinking Permanent Soil Cover

Direct Driller | 2021-02

The only regenerative agriculture magazine in the UK, specialing in soil health, direct drilling, cover crops and conservation agriculture.
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Redesign to Regenerate

terraHORSCH | 2020-12

In this article series we have been exploring the efficiency, substitution, redesign [ESR] framework which outlines pathways for transitioning from high input, intensive production systems toward biologically based, ecologically integrated systems. Here...
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The microbial pathway to SOM formation

HORSCH | 2020-12

In recent years there has been growing interest in the potential of soils to sequester carbon [C] from the atmosphere and there has been an increased number of studies investigating the dynamics...
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On Farm Integration of Nutrition; Biology and Diversity with Tannis & Derek Axten

VNTFA | 2020-07

VicNoTill hosts Canadian farmers Derek and Tannis Axten along with soil health Joel Williams, independent plant and soil health educator and soil biologist.T...
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Integrating Biology and Chemistry for Crop Production

HORSCH | 2020-07

When we begin to unpack the complex world of soil, of course there are many factors that contribute to the optimum functioning of a ‘healthy soil’ – be that chemical, physical or...
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Transition to Soil Health

terraHORSCH | 2020-06

Transition to Soil Health by Joel Williams: I’m sure many readers are well aware how much of a hot topic soils are in recent times – so much so – it seems...
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Crop management with foliar nitrogen

VNTFA | 2020-06

VicNoTill board member and regenerative farmer Matt McKinley from NSW hosts this webinar with Joel Williams and fellow VicNoTill farmer and board member Bren...
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Intercropping, soil biology, nitrogen, organic matter

SANTFA | 2020-04

Joel Williams and Greg Butler discuss soil carbon and nitrogen in the context of intercropping.
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Plant Diversity and Soils

ABC WA Country Hour | 2020-03

Through-out the world modern monoculture farmers are now starting to grow two crops together. In this special soil edition of the Country Hour we take a close look at cover, companion and...
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Digging into our knowledge of the living soil

Better Farming | 2020-03

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Healthy Soil Formula

Manoukis | 2020-02

Akademija, Kauno r. Klimato kaita verčia ieškoti kitokių ūkininkavimo būdų ir technologijų, inovatyvių sprendimų. Tai iš tiesų aktualu mūsų krašto žemdirbiams – į mokamą seminarą šia tema gausiai susirinko ūkininkai iš visos...
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Journey to Soil Health

Real Agriculture | 2020-02

Regenerative, restorative, and climate-smart agriculture — they're all terms with roots firmly planted in farmers' commitment to improving soil heath. Farmers who subscribe to these philosophies typically commit to five core practices:...
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Soil erosion and agriculture

106.9 The X | 2019-12

Documentary about soil erosion and agriculture
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Views on soil management

AHDB Podcast | 2019-11

In this episode we focus on soils. After the recent wet weather, it has made getting crops into the ground almost impossible.
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Soil health; farming systems; building SOC with #RootsNotShoots

Between The Rows | 2019-11

In this episode we focus on soils. After the recent wet weather, it has made getting crops into the ground almost impossible.
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Opportunities to make better use of nitrogen

Farmers Guardian | 2019-07

Reducing nitrogen (N) was a recurring theme across presentations and demonstrations at the Groundswell Show.
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#RootsNotShoots

Ecology Consultancy Denmark | 2019-06

Laura Rance talks with Australian farmer and soil health educator Joel Williams about using agricultural science to change the conversation around soil health and farming systems (Joel was a keynote speaker at...
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Craft beer and crop science

Rebellion Brewing Podcast | 2019-04

Be a rebel, drink great beer.
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Regenerative agriculture and the importance of interrelationships in soils

OrganicBiz | 2019-03

By OrganicBiz staff At a recent event held last month in Winnipeg, soil health educator Joel Williams of Integrated Soils discussed a wide variety of topics relating to soil biology and what...
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Going underground: How roots could hold the answers to our soil health problems

Agronomist and Arable Farmer | 2019-03

From managing residues to applying manures, for years advice around improving soil quality has focused on the surface of soil.
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Innovative technologies of agriculture and crop production

UzDaily | 2019-02

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Biological farming practices benefit all farming systems

Midland Farmer | 2019-01

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Overbury Estate Field Day

Direct Driller Magazine | 2019-01

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Better grazing meetings share practical tips to improve soil biology and health

QMS | 2019-01

“Soil biology is the part of the puzzle we’ve been missing when considering how healthy our soils are and how well they function.” That was the key message delivered by renowned soil...
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What is Biological Farming?

AgriLand | 2018-11

Biological farming was a hot topic this week as the first Biological Farming Conference - it was run by the National Organic Skillnet.
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Healthy soils give healthy yields and lead to better water quality

South Downs National Park | 2018-11

Thirty five farmers, land managers and environmental specialists came together on Thursday 15 November to learn about the links between good soil health and crop yields at the Brighton ChaMP for Water...
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5 tips for maximising soil health

Farmers Weekly | 2018-08

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Soil Health groundwork for ag policy

FG Insight | 2018-07

The term ‘soil health’ is used widely within the arable industry, but what does it mean and how can it be measured? Abby Kellett reports.
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Q&A

Groundswell Agricology Tent | 2018-06

Joel Williams from Integrated Soils discusses monitoring soil health on your farm at Groundswell 18
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The Future of UK Farming: An overview

Sustainable Food Trust | 2018-05

The latest blogs, articles and updates from the Sustainable Food Trust.
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Cultivation and weeds

Agricology | 2018-05

328 views, 4 likes, 0 loves, 1 comments, 1 shares, Facebook Watch Videos from Agricology: In the leadup to the recent #FirFarm2018 conference hosted by @Sustainable Food Trust, John Rose on Twitter...
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Plant genetics and seed saving

Farmerama Radio | 2018-05

This month we hear from a self-confessed non-environmentalist about an ocean-based farming solution that might inadvertently be saving the environment as well as providing a simple, new and sensible o
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Q&A with Joel Williams

Sustainable Food Trust | 2018-04

The latest blogs, articles and updates from the Sustainable Food Trust.
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Linking Soil; Plant and Animal Health followed by Q&A

Sustainable Food Trust | 2018-04

Science is emerging which provides evidence on the impact of current farming systems, but what does this mean for farmers? At our recent Future of UK Farming...
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Fungi and weeds

Farmerama Radio | 2017-12

We hear from two projects which are using film to share stories from the front-line of farming. We meet a sociologist who’s been studying the relationship between urban and rural communities in...
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Greenkeepers Gain 2020 Vision on Soil Biology ?

Golf Business News | 2017-11

Soil biology lies at the root of turf health and a new generation of greenkeepers are promoting the huge benefits that it can bring to course management. That was a key message...
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Maximising soil fungi to reduce reliance on inputs ?

FG Insight | 2017-07

At this year’s Groundswell show and conference, farmers and the wider industry learnt the importance of boosting soil fungi in order to maximise the output and sustainability of their soils.
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Engaging audiences on food through urban farming: the human-social connection ?

Star & Furrow | 2017-06

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The legacy of Students' Green Fund

National Union of Students | 2016-02

The funding for Students’ Green Fund projects might be over
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The Living Soil and Carbon Sequestration

Permaculture Magazine | 2016-01

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The fungi thing about soil

Sustainable Food Trust | 2015-12

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Introduction to Soil Biology and the Soil Food Web

International Permaculture Conference | 2015-09

Joel Williams is talking about "Introduction to soil biology and the soil food web" at the International Permaculture Conference IPCUK 2015Soil Health works...
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Student gardeners: 's how to grow your own fruit and veg

The Guardian | 2015-05

Whether seasoned seedsmen or gardening greenhorns, all students can harvest the benefits of growing their own food
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Healthy soil makes good economic sense

ABC | 2012-10

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Reducing the fertiliser budget

YLAD Farming for the future of the Planet | 2012-10

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Biological control of pathogens with Trichoderma

Australian Organic Producer | 2012-10

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MyTake on Biological Fertilisers

Stock Journal | 2011-11

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Time to take that step to reduce fertiliser use

Australian Organic Producer | 2011-09

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Benefits of life in soil

TAS Country | 2011-07

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Balanced diet key to soil health

TAS Country | 2011-04

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No-till methods help protect soil biology

Farmers Weekly | 2010-05

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Tonics For The Soil

Horticulture Week | 2009-10

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An introduction to soil biology and the soil food web

National Fruit Show Handbook | 2008-10

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