05 December 2023
Did you know that a mere teaspoon of soil hosts more organisms than there are people on Earth? And, according to an article by the United Nations, one gram of soil contains billions of microbes from thousands of different species.
The focus and discussion on soil health remains topical as studies continue to highlight its importance, impact and purpose as well as the role soil plays in the fight against climate change. Our team of experts have kept abreast of these findings and have shared their insights on the topic throughout the year.
In honour of World Soil Day celebrated on the 5th of December, we invite you to check out some of the insights of our resident Agronomist, Dr. Stephano Haarhoff based in our Johannesburg office, as well as our Agriculture & Soil Carbon Research Coordinator, Dr. Siviwe Malongweni from our Cape Town office in relation to the topic of soil health, its purpose and role in the fight against climate change, and how the adoption of sustainable soil management ensures the preservation of soil fertility and thus nurturing soils to yield nutrient-rich plants.
Soil biology as a foundation to promote Regenerative Agricultural sustainability by Dr. Stephano Haarhoff
The debate on the impacts of Agricultural Limestone application by Dr. Siviwe Malongweni
Integrating Livestock with Crop Production Systems by Dr. Siviwe Malongweni
Microbes as Soil Carbon Capturers by Dr. Siviwe Malongweni