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Objective: Long term improvement of soil structure

Select a case study from the table below. Documents are in the Adobe PDF format.

Category Case Study Soil type Keywords
Import of high C materials Study 4.  Trading straw for FYM to improve soils on an arable farm Heavy Arable, cereals, root crops, straw for manure trading, straw incorporation, heavy soils, medium soils
Study 22.  Innovative manure trading agreements to improve organic matter status of arable land Medium Arable, cereals, maize, poultry manure, manure trading, trading, medium soil
Study 32.  Potato growing with heavily bedded FYM on light land Light to medium Mixed, arable, potatoes, light soil, FYM, straw for muck, trading
Study 17.  Bio-solids and paper waste can replace straw exports on an arable farm Light, medium and heavy Arable, cereals, sewage sludge, biosolids, paper, light soil, medium soil, heavy soil
Study 14.  Poultry muck, straw return and grass leys benefit root crops and cereals Light, medium and heavy Mixed, arable, cereals, pigs, sugar beet, potatoes, FYM, poultry manure, grass leys, light soil, medium soil, heavy soil
Improved management of resources in mixed enterprises Study 18.  Building soils with FYM on a mixed farm with sugar beet Light, medium and heavy Mixed, arable, beef, minimum tillage, min till, reduced tillage, FYM, light soil, medium soil, heavy soil
Study 19.  Mixed arable, beef and sheep with short-term rotational grass leys, consistent application of FYM and sewage sludge Light to medium Mixed, arable, beef, sheep, sewage sludge, biosolids, FYM, poultry muck, turkey, residue incorporation, light soil, medium soil
Import of high C materials Study 31.  Ex-potato land improved with organic manures, crop rotations and reduced cultivation Light to medium Mixed, potatoes, beef, FYM, oilseed rape, crop residues, reduced cultivation, cereals, maize, improved rotations
Study 27.  Compost use on an arable farm  Medium to heavy Arable, cereals, compost, green waste, medium soil, heavy soil
Study 25.  Potato growing in min-till rotations with straw incorporation and manure trading Medium Arable, cereals, straw incorporation potatoes, minimum tillage, min till, reduced tillage, FYM, poultry muck, medium soil
Improved management of resources in mixed enterprises Study 20.  Arable with sugar beet in an established rotation  Medium to heavy Arable, cereals, sugar beet, straw incorporation, poultry manure, turkey, sugar beet sludge, medium soil, heavy soil
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