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Step 3 – How can I improve soil health?

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Back to Soil health checklistmanaging for healthy soil

There are changes you can make to how to manage your soils to improve soil health.

Poor soil health indicatorManagement options

There are many other questions about possible approaches and options which regularly arise in media and amongst neighbours. Consider the following, and click on any that you are interested in:
    • What happens to the soil when I use gypsum?
    • What value is the calcium/magnesium ratio?
    • What is the relationship between calcium and carbon
    • How do I work out phosphorus needs?
    • Can I farm without fertiliser?
    • How do I read seasons?
    • Does phalaris acidify soils?
    • Where can I find "silver bullets"?
    • What is the effect of fire on soil health?
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