Everyone loves a good headline – and recent reports on the state of the nation’s soil have provided some rich pickings. “Only 100 harvests left in UK farm soils”, “APPG uncovers more dirt on UK soils”, “Drought could degrade best agricultural land by 2050s” – these are just some of the headlines to have graced the pages of Farmers Weekly in recent months. But what is the real cause of soil degradation? We examine the issue, the role farming has […]