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Cover crops can moderate soil temperatures, find US scientists

Cover crops can moderate soil temperatures, find US scientists

US soil scientists have shown that perennial biofuel and cover crops can help protect valuable cash crops by buffering soils against temperature changes that could otherwise impact negatively on plant growth and yield.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 12th Jan 2018
More microbial activity in organic soils, finds global meta-study

More microbial activity in organic soils, finds global meta-study

Compared with conventionally farmed soils, those farmed organically contain nearly 60% more microorganisms that are significantly more active, finds a new meta-study from the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture. Humus-rich organic soils also sequester more carbon, reducing harmful CO2 emissions and helping to mitigate climate change.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 4th Jan 2018
Feeding farmland with compost to boost productivity and profit

Feeding farmland with compost to boost productivity and profit

A $300,000+ EPA-backed project helmed by Australian Soil Management is developing tailored soil-improvement plans for farmers across three NSW regions, using recycled organics compost to enrich depleted agricultural land for greater productivity, profit and, potentially, carbon credits.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 4th Dec 2016
Sustaining our soils in 2015

Sustaining our soils in 2015

Soil is essential to most farming enterprises. And as the quality and suitability of the soil significantly affects the quality of what’s grown in it, farmers must find cost-effective, sustainable ways to improve soil quality.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 22nd Mar 2015
Fighting climate change and protecting our soil through carbon farming

Fighting climate change and protecting our soil through carbon farming

Australian farmers already play a vital role in providing food to Australians and people around the globe, and according to Dr. Christine Jones, Australian founder of Amazing Carbon, they could also...
Published 22nd Aug 2014
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