AHDB funds an extensive programme of research and knowledge exchange on soil management. On this page you will find practical information on soil management as well as links to ongoing research and knowledge exchange. Whether you need an introduction to soil biology or a detailed guide to improving field drainage AHDB has information and guidance to support you.

Publications include:

Field drainage guide

An introduction to soil biology

The soil food web

Testing soil health

Soil assessment methods

Measuring and managing soil organic matter

Biological tests for soil health

How to count earthworms

Earthworm recording sheet

Soil pH

Soil structure and infiltration

Soil health and water supply

Compost use

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