Soils are the basis for life on earth

Event Type: New Ross library - Y34 NW56

Date: 15 November

Time: 7:00 p.m.


Audience: General Public

Join Andy Doyle, tillage editor of Irish Farmers Journal, for a talk in New Ross Library as part of Science Week 2022.In this presentation Andy Doyle, will speak about the nature of soils in terms of how they function to support so much life on earth. He will talk about the basic functions of soil and the three pillars that act to help make a healthy soil. He will describe how a healthy soil supports biodiversity and show the potential consequences for unhealthy soils in different parts of the world. Andy will also talk about how farming systems influence soils and how soils and climate influence farming systems.

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