Steven Bailey is a Soil Scientist in the Catchment Sensitive Farming Partnership. He studied soil scientist at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, then soil science and plant nutrition at the University of Queensland, Australia. As an ADAS Soil Scientist, he specialised first in manure management, before joining The Plant Clinic, to work on soil, nutritional and pesticide disorders of plants. In CSF, he works on ammonia mitigation advice and pesticides in soils and water.
There is no agreed definition of soil health, but there are many useful indicators of how healthy a soil is. This jointly-presented seminar will go over some of the indicators by Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF), including not only laboratory tests and identification of deficiencies, but also potential toxicities and essential field assessments. The importance of […]