Dr Lydia Smith

Dr Lydia Smith

2024

Lydia has over 35 years of applied farmer-facing work especially in novel/underutilised crops and their impact on soil health and microbial interactions. She has engaged with wide-ranging research related to the impact on soil health and farming efficiency, most recently leading development of farmer-focussed approaches to enhancing soil health through cropping choices; especially those associated with carbon-capture and deep rooting characters. She is currently project lead for the Centre for High Carbon Capture Cropping