Julie Ingram is in Johannesburg, South Africa, at the 4th Global Science Conference On Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA), where she will be presenting a poster authored by herself and Emilio J González-Sánchez, who is from the University of Córdoba, Spain and Secretary General, European Conservation Agriculture Federation.
Julie is giving a presentation at a mini-symposium in Wageningen today, 4th October, entitled ‘Developing effective decision support for managing soil organic matter – stakeholder perspectives’, which is based on her research under the EU funded SmartSOil project.
Jane Mills is taking part in the fifth European Network of Soil Awareness – Joint Research Centre (ENSA-JRC) meeting in Bratislava on 28th – 29th September. The workshop is called ‘Giving Soils a Voice 2017’.
CCRI has welcomed the recent report from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee on Soil Health, which states that soil is often overlooked as an essential component to human life. Read Jane Mills’ blog about CCRI’s work in the challenge to address soil degradation.
An innovative ‘Toolbox’, aimed to help farmers achieve a good balance between crop productivity, soil health and soil carbon storage, has been developed as a result of a major EU research project called SmartSOIL.