2015

Full length: (24 mins.) ... Date: (May 2015) ... Source: https://youtu.be/pDtGxOdDj1A


Elaine Ingham is a soil scientist, a high profile advocate and prolific presenter on soil restoration.
The 12-week online course she offers is expensive, but her free introductory materials make for a working understanding of soil science essentials.

Principles of the Soil-Food Web

Why everyone needs to bone up on basic soil science

Behind Dr Ingham's user-friendly approach lies an extraordinary wealth of knowledge gained from years of research into the soil organisms. Her goal is to translate this knowledge into actions that ensure a healthy food web.That composting for building fertility works has been known about for centuries, but the knowledge about how that all works is quite recent - some important details are just a few years old in fact.

Here she explains how Nature recycles nutrients. Utilising these cycles is very simple and inexpensive. If we work with the natural cycles of sustainability farming would be as easy as planting seeds then harvesting the output.

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See also ... → Getting to Know Your Sol (online course)


Related ... → Secrets of Soil Fertility ...same course

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