Soil moisture

No life without water – our farmers have actively experienced the drought of recent years. This has not been without consequences for the soil and soil moisture – waterlogged soils have been rare. But what actually is soil moisture? A soil is water-saturated when all pores of the soil are filled with water. Part of this soil water penetrates into deeper zones as seepage water, while another part, the adhesive water, which is held in the soil against gravity, forms the actual soil moisture.

SoilTour Episode #3: Soil cultivation in specific areas of southern Lower Saxony

Today we talk about the special challenges with heterogeneous soils in Etzenborn.

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SoilTour Episode #2: Ploughing in Oelde on very heavy soils

The challenge of heavy soils from sandy to marl. Discover here the challenges faced by the pig fattening farm in Oelde

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Reconsolidate soil – know how!

The aim of any soil cultivation is to create optimum growth conditions for the plants. The type and timing of a measure have an influence on the physical and chemical conditions in the soil. The reconsolidation of the soil after previous loosening is of particular importance.

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