There’s more to soil functions than growing crops: how the LANDMARK project supports farmers and policymakers

By: Rachel Creamer · 26 April 2018
Category: Soil and land use

Sustainable food production has recently risen to the top of the EU policy agenda, with the introduction of the Global Sustainable Development Goals. To ensure the delivery of food, feed and fuel products in an efficient and sustainable manner, land management requires an understanding of not only how to produce…

Living soil: basis for our life

By: Jack Faber · 26 April 2018
Category: Soil and land use

Authors: Jack Faber/ Jaap Bloem/ Ron de Goede    ”The soil is the poor man’s tropical rain forest” These words by the Scottish biologist M.B. Usher are spot on: one does not have to travel far to discover a wide diversity of life forms on a small area. Instead, a look…