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The Soil Health Hub Podcast

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We are inviting key industry experts, leading farmers, scientists and AgriFood innovators to join the discussion about soil health. Together we will explore and debate challenges, opportunities and innovations around soil health and its implications on farming. What are the most important soil health indicators? What are the best ways to increase organic matter? How to make your farm more sustainable? Tune in to listen to the best in soil health answering these questions, sharing their experiences, and more!
5 Episodes
In this episode, we're exploring how to engage farmers, landowners and locals to improve soil health collaboratively. Our guest today - Jessica Gnad is a dedicated soil health advocate with over a decade of experience in the food and farming industries. Jess is the executive director of a new non-profit called Great Plains Regeneration which seeks to regenerate the vast Great Plains via collaboration with farmers, ranchers, and stakeholders and to mimic nature by using regenerative agric...
In this episode, we're discussing the role of microbe communities in soil. How microbes can be profiled to better understand what is happening underground, how to nurture and retain microbes and how they impact plant growth. We're also gonna talk about carbon storage in the soil and the main factors to encourage healthy soil. Our guest is Adrián Ferrero, CEO at Biome Makers.Biome Makers was founded in Silicon Valley in 2015 and it's a global agtech company providing microbiome insights t...
In this episode, we have two brilliant guests - Robin Ross and Annalisa Williams from Agnexus. Agnexus is a technical and precision market strategy development company for agri and agritech businesses.Robin is a professional agronomist who can fill both the “scientist”and “sales strategist” roles and has over 20 years of experience developing market-leading product offerings in the agribusiness industry. Prior to AgNexus Robin Ross oversaw all US-based R&D programs on row crops, vegetable...
In this episode, we have two incredible guests - Dr Elaine Ingham and Daniel Tyrkiel. Dr Ingham uncovered the Soil Food Web nearly 4 decades ago and has been pioneering research about Soil Food Web ever since. Widely recognised as the world’s foremost soil biologist, she’s passionate about empowering ordinary people to bring the soils in their communities back to life. Dr Elaine’s Soil Food Web Approach has been used to successfully restore the ecological functions of soils on more than five ...
Welcome to the first episode of the Soil Health Hub Podcast! We're delighted to have Jake Freestone as our very first guest. Jake is the farm manager for Overbury Enterprises, a LEAF accredited farmer and a Nuffield Scholar. In 2014, Jake won Progressive Farmer of the Year by the Farm Business Awards and Soil Farmer of the Year 2020 by the Farm Carbon Toolkit. The discussion focuses on real-life examples and practical, long-term solutions to improving soil health. Tune in to find ...