We hosted an online session at the Oxford Real Farming Conference with the Soil Association and WWF on 'Getting Soils In SHAPE - Putting Soils At The Heart Of UK Farming Policy’. Watch or rewatch using the link below.
We published a new report Soil in the UK Supply Chain: How the food and drink industry can support the transition to sustainable, regenerative agriculture and Net Zeroahead of World Soil Day on Sunday. The report examines the soil health initiatives pursued by major food and drink businesses in the UK and sets out 5 recommendations.
Defra has published the 2022 update on the government’s 25 Year Environment Plan (25 YEP) outcome indicator framework. An assessment of change for a soil health indicator is yet to be undertaken due to a lack of baseline data, meaning we are yet to know whether any progress has been made by the government in reaching its...
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