Soil Sampling

Taking soil samples as fertiliser prices sky rocket

Taking soil samples as fertiliser prices sky rocket

Although most fields are currently too wet to take soil samples, you should consider doing so when conditions improve. The...

October 31, 2021

Farmers urged to test soil ahead of new standard

Farmers urged to test soil ahead of new standard

Farmers across the UK are being urged to test soil and establish a baseline that will help improve soil health...

July 27, 2021

DAERA sets out plans for £37 million 5-year soil health scheme

DAERA sets out plans for £37 million 5-year soil health scheme

Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture is working on plans to launch a £37 million five-year soil sampling scheme to improve...

June 24, 2021

Get soil sampling this autumn

Get soil sampling this autumn

Autumn is an ideal time for soil sampling. Soils are warm and the results will come back to allow for...

September 16, 2020

Farmers urged to improve soil quality now in advance of spring

Farmers urged to improve soil quality now in advance of spring

A major supplier of agricultural products is urging farmers to improve soil quality now, in order to reap the benefits...

November 18, 2018

Soil analysis shows much work to be done on improving soil condition

Soil analysis shows much work to be done on improving soil condition

Land is the most limiting and expensive resource on dairy farms but only half of Northern Irish soils analysed this...

January 24, 2018

3,000 NI farmers sign up for soil sampling scheme

3,000 NI farmers sign up for soil sampling scheme

Almost 3,000 livestock farmers in Northern Ireland have registered for the soil sampling and analysis scheme from the Department of...

July 26, 2017

AFBI launches free soil sampling and analysis service

AFBI launches free soil sampling and analysis service

The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) has launched a free soil sampling and analysis scheme, which is available to livestock...

June 10, 2017