A POCKET-size book that illustrates the value of soils and water in everyday life has been published by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).
The Soil and Water Balance - The Science Behind Soil Friendly Farming is a detailed guide on how farming can adapt to the challenges it currently faces through years of research carried out at the Trust’s Allerton Project.
This 100-page book also looks at the problems and solutions on topics ranging from erosion and contamination, to the impact on songbirds and other wildlife.
The importance of water friendly-farming, conservation agriculture and the ongoing work at the Allerton Project is also explained in detail.
A collaboration of papers from experts in the field are cited in the study, and among those is academic Jane Rickson, a professor in Soil Erosion and Conservation at Cranfield University.