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Soil your undies!

  • S2E13
  • 13:34
  • May 8th 2021

Take one pair of cotton undies and one spade…that’s all you need to carry out a slightly unusual on-farm trial aimed at monitoring soil health. FAR’s Abie Horrocks explains the Soil your Undies campaign, where the rate of decomposition of a pair of cotton undies, provides an indicator of soil microbial activity.

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