applying-compost to stubble field© Tim Scrivener
The addition of organic materials can improve soil fertility and also provide a useful source of nutrients. Louise Impey reports on the latest research. The use of bulky organic materials, such as green compost, can increase soil organic matter, fertility and crop yields in just three years. These solid composts produce the same rise in organic matters as alternatives, such as farmyard manure, but composts achieve the change in half the time. See also: 7 ways farmers can improve soil […]