Why Measure Your Soil Organic Matter?

Why Measure Your Soil Organic Matter?

Testing agricultural soils for P, K, Mg & pH provides valuable information for optimisation of your fertiliser applications and is essential under Farming Rules for Water 2018 Regulations. However, testing for Soil Organic Matter (SOM) is far less common. Yet, it provides crucial information for optimising soil health, nutrient management, and overall farm productivity, whilst at the same time contributes to broader environmental and sustainability goals - which is why it has been included in the Sustainable Farming Incentive 2023 Standard (SAM1).

Why is SOM important for healthy soil?

The positive impacts of SOM result from complex, interactive physical, chemical and biological factors:

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1st December 2023

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