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Roots to Regeneration – the course we’ve all been waiting for! 2079 2560 Soilmentor

Roots to Regeneration – the course we’ve all been waiting for!

Roots to Regeneration – the course we’ve all been waiting forWe have been following the work of Clare Hill and Caroline Grindrod for many years. They are both pioneers in enabling farmers in the UK to transition to a regenerative approach to farming. Both Clare and Caroline have also used Soilmentor to support their learning…

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Case study – Dan Herdman at Acton Farms, member of Regenerate Outcomes 1100 1277 Soilmentor

Case study – Dan Herdman at Acton Farms, member of Regenerate Outcomes

Case study – Dan Herdman of Acton Farms, member of Regenerate Outcomes We recently caught up with Dan Herdman at Acton Farm, a hill farm in Northumberland, with over 1200 acres running around 600 breeding ewes and 30 cattle.  Dan uses Soilmentor as part of Regenerate Outcomes, an organisation that helps farmers create revenue streams…

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Using Soilmentor as an organisation to support farmers on their regenerative journey – Soils for Life Australia 1108 490 Soilmentor

Using Soilmentor as an organisation to support farmers on their regenerative journey – Soils for Life Australia

Soils for Life Australia use Soilmentor as a key tool in their regenerative transition programmeSoilmentor supporting remote coaching with Nicole Masters Soils for Life is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that works across Australia to support farmers in regenerating soils and landscapes, to build natural and social capital, and transform food and fibre systems. As part of…

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Using Soilmentor to collect evidence for SFI 1200 1600 Soilmentor

Using Soilmentor to collect evidence for SFI

Using Soilmentor to collect evidence for SFISFI Actions If you are farming in the UK, and you have entered land into a Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) agreement this year, or you are planning to, Soilmentor can be used to support you to gather and categorise your evidence. We have worked through the three actions on…

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Case Study: Garrettstown Farm, Ireland – Learning about soils with the power of observation 1600 1200 Soilmentor

Case Study: Garrettstown Farm, Ireland – Learning about soils with the power of observation

Learning about soils with the power of observation – Garrettstown Farm, Ireland Our latest Soilmentor case study is with David Corrigan, a farmer and soil enthusiast learning more about his soils with the power of observation. David farms at Garrettstown, a 230 acre dairy farm in County Carlow, Ireland, which has been passed down through…

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How to use Soilmentor year-round 888 716 Soilmentor

How to use Soilmentor year-round

How to use Soilmentor all year round Whenever you’re out and about on the farm; crop walking, moving animals, drilling seed, or walking the dog – Soilmentor is there as a support to record your observations. A patch of bare soil, a plant you’ve never noticed before, your clover understory coming through – all useful…

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Case study: KUHproKLIMA group in Germany 2560 1920 Soilmentor

Case study: KUHproKLIMA group in Germany

Case study: Francisco Telles Varela & the KUHproKLIMA Germany group We’re really proud to have supported the KUHproKLIMA group in Germany with their farming research project over the last couple of years. We recently caught up with Francisco Telles Varela about how their research is going, and how soil monitoring and observation supports their project aims.…

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Case Study: Philip Fernandez & EIT Food 1600 900 Soilmentor

Case Study: Philip Fernandez & EIT Food

Case study – Soilmentor organisations: Philip Fernandez at EIT Food (part 1) EIT (European Institute of Innovation & Technology) is a body of the EU, working to drive innovation in business, education and research across Europe. We’re proud to be supporting EIT Food with Soilmentor, on one of their projects monitoring the impact of regenerative…

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The new science behind biodiversity, cover crops and building the soil sociobiome: learnings from Dr. Christine Jones 1120 770 Soilmentor

The new science behind biodiversity, cover crops and building the soil sociobiome: learnings from Dr. Christine Jones

The new science behind biodiversity, cover crops and building the soil sociobiome: learnings from Dr. Christine Jones US-based cover crop supplier Green Cover Seed have recently hosted a fascinating 4-part webinar series with Dr. Christine Jones. We definitely encourage you to watch them, but to get you started we’ve pulled together some of the key…

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Farmerama #73: Nicole Masters on the Regen Platform 1000 668 Soilmentor

Farmerama #73: Nicole Masters on the Regen Platform

Nicole Masters interview on Farmerama: The Regen Platform Episode #73 of Farmerama Radio featured Abby interviewing Nicole Masters on the power of digging a hole, the inspiration behind the Regen Indicators, and how the Soilmentor Regen Platform can support a regenerative transition. Tune into the full episode below (or on your preferred podcast platform): Farmerama…

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The Journey to a Regenerative Mindset – ORFC 2022 2796 1478 Soilmentor

The Journey to a Regenerative Mindset – ORFC 2022

The Journey to a Regenerative Mindset At ORFC 2022, we hosted a session digging into the mindset shift required to transition to regenerative farming. What changes are required as we shift our relationship to the land and landscapes and what does that feel like? What are the uncomfortable bits? Inevitably in farming so many questions…

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The Soilmentor Regen Platform is here! 2665 1961 Soilmentor

The Soilmentor Regen Platform is here!

🌱 The Soilmentor Regen Platform is live 🌱 The Soilmentor Regen Platform is here! We’re so excited to be launching this addition to Soilmentor, created in collaboration with Nicole Masters and the brilliant team at Integrity Soils. The Soilmentor Regen Platform gives you access to clear benchmarking of the Regen Indicators – 10 soil metrics…

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