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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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Why some of our protocols are changing 792 498 Soilmentor

Why some of our protocols are changing

Why we’re changing some of our protocols We’re making some small changes to some of our scoring and protocols alongside the launch of the Regen Platform. Each of these changes have been made alongside Nicole Masters and the team at Integrity Soils, to ensure collecting soil health data on your farm feels clear and repeatable…

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Soilmentor support for DEFRA Soil Management Plan 1080 1080 Soilmentor

Soilmentor support for DEFRA Soil Management Plan

Soilmentor support for DEFRA Soil Management Plan Farming in the UK and planning to create a DEFRA soil management plan in future? Soilmentor can support you to monitor your soil health and structure, detail how an area is managed, and report problem areas. In order to align with the UK government’s Sustainable Farming Incentive scheme…

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Soil Lab Test Series #2: Nutrient Analyses 784 1090 Soilmentor

Soil Lab Test Series #2: Nutrient Analyses

Soil Lab Test Series #2: Soil Nutrient Analyses This is the second post in the Soilmentor Soil Lab Test Blog Series exploring soil lab analyses, what we can learn from them, and where to get them done. In this blog we look at soil nutrient analyses, and we’ll be exploring leaf and tissue analysis, and…

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Soil Lab Test Series #1: Soil Biodiversity Testing 1654 984 Soilmentor

Soil Lab Test Series #1: Soil Biodiversity Testing

Soil Lab Test Series #1: Soil Biodiversity Testing This is the first post in the Soilmentor Soil Lab Test Blog Series exploring soil lab analyses, what we can learn from them, and where to get them done. In this blog we look at soil biodiversity tests, and we’ll be exploring nutrient analysis, leaf and tissue…

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Soilmentor X The Regenerative Platform 2330 1260 Soilmentor

Soilmentor X The Regenerative Platform

Soilmentor & The Regen Platform We’ve made a video to share a quick look at what Soilmentor currently offers, and a sneak peak of what the Regen Platform will look like as it’s implemented over the next few months. Watch below to find out more! Explore our website to find out more about Soilmentor, and…

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In Collaboration with Nicole Masters: Soilmentor Regenerative Platform 1000 668 Soilmentor

In Collaboration with Nicole Masters: Soilmentor Regenerative Platform

In Collaboration with Nicole Masters: Soilmentor Regenerative PlatformWe’re thrilled to announce our collaboration with world-renowned soil health specialist and author, Nicole Masters and the team at Integrity Soils. We have read Nicole’s book ‘For the Love of Soil’ and we are in the process of completing her online course – both highly recommended. Nicole shares…

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Soil learnings from ORFC Global 960 1280 Soilmentor

Soil learnings from ORFC Global

Soil Health Learnings from ORFC GlobalOur team had a great time attending ORFC Global last month – it was a real honour to be involved in a truly global event on such a scale, and the diversity of insight and knowledge was so inspiring. We expect it will take quite some time (and several re-watches)…

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Case Study: Sam and Claire Beaumont, Gowbarrow Hall Farm 1600 1200 Soilmentor

Case Study: Sam and Claire Beaumont, Gowbarrow Hall Farm

Case Study: Sam and Claire Beaumont, Gowbarrow Hall FarmGowbarrow Hall Farm is an upland farm in the Lake District, run by Sam and Claire Beaumont and their family. They returned to the farm three years ago, which had been managed intensively by a local sheep grazier since the 1990s. Nitrogen was regularly used to improve…

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Beneficial insect focus: Look after your beneficials over winter – Ben Harrington, Edaphos 889 500 Soilmentor

Beneficial insect focus: Look after your beneficials over winter – Ben Harrington, Edaphos

Edaphos offers agronomy services on all types of farms in all situations. Their philosophy is to improve soil and plant health, whilst harnessing the soils stored resources to their full potential to achieve a healthy, well balanced system. Beneficial insects offer us much benefit throughout the year and help us to keep natural balance on…

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Wet on Top — Dry Underneath – Guest Post by Niels Corfield 1500 843 Soilmentor

Wet on Top — Dry Underneath – Guest Post by Niels Corfield

This is a guest post by Niels Corfield, Independent Farming Advisor and Educator. Learn about his courses here. The winter of 2019/20 was challenging for farmers to say the least. Incessant rain meaning fields were not accessible, and winter crops were not sowed, large areas of flat or low lying country flooded (sometimes repeatedly) and…

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Case Study: Clare Hill at FAI Farms 1144 1322 Soilmentor

Case Study: Clare Hill at FAI Farms

Case Study: Clare Hill at FAI FarmsSince 2001, FAI have farmed 1200 acres of Oxford University owned land in Oxfordshire, running a ewe flock, a suckler herd, egg laying hens and forage making land as well as hosting trial facilities for on-farm research. Clare Hill is the farm manager at FAI. After noticing cracked ground…

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