Dive into the latest episode of the Global Trends series, where we unearth the significance of soil health in today's agricultural landscape. Hosted by Ann Helena and Adrian Bell, this episode features a panel of experts including agronomist Michael McNeill, research soil scientist Dianna Bagnall, Field Engineer Manager Piero Torassa, and farmer-adviser Sarah Bell.
Discover the importance of World Soil Day, designated by the United Nations, and learn why soil health is paramount for our environment. We also explore the intricate balance of chemical, physical, and biological properties that make soil the lifeblood of agriculture.
From the role of soil in climate change to the impact of modern machinery on soil compaction, this episode delves deep into the challenges and solutions surrounding soil health. Our guests share insights on sustainable farming practices, the potential of soil to sequester carbon, and the importance of mentorship and local expertise in guiding farmers.
Whether you're a farmer, an environmental enthusiast, or just curious about the future of agriculture, this episode offers a comprehensive look at the ground beneath our feet