SoilTour Episode #3: Soil cultivation in specific areas of southern Lower Saxony
Today we are visiting the Müller-Oelbke organic farm in Etzenborn.
Johannes Müller talks about the different soil requirements and how soil quality influences the taste of carrots.
Müller-Oelbke organic farm
- Manager: Johannes Müller
- Farm size: 350 ha
- Carrots, beetroot, cauliflower, cereals (spelt)
- Weathered red sandstone soil
- Loess soil (70 soil score, Germany)
- Special feature: heterogeneous soils, steep slopes, weathered soils from red sandstone
A good soil is crucial for a good tasteJohannes Müller