We know that the key to healthy soil is more than what you put on it

Our approach

All farming practices are a product of their environment. This environment is made up of a balance of mineral, biological and physical influences.

By relying on managing just one of your environmental influencers, for example fertiliser (mineral inputs), you are not just putting your environment out of balance but also overlooking the opportunities that the other environmental influences offer.

Our approach takes all factors of the environment into consideration with which we can provide many tools from our toolbox that are tailored for your unique farming environment.

Our process

Step 1.

Let's talk about your farm, on your farm.

We'd like to make sure our approach is a good fit with your operation. We will meet you on the farm to understand your unique circumstances and the goals you have. We will also tell you about who we are and the tools we use.

Step 2.

Ensure we understand your needs and goals.

We will gather all the relevant information about your farm and ensure we understand the direction you'd like to take your farming business. We'll have to hear from you what drives you - whether it is highest yields, lowest costs or simply what's best for the environment.

We will identify the individual soil types on your property and, where needed, together we will define individual management areas.

We will come back to you with a summary of what we have discussed and what we have identified to ensure we have understood your needs accurately.

Step 3.

Soil health assessment and testing

Now that we have a clear understanding of where you want to be, we assess where you are now through comprehensive testing. Our testing focusses on addressing any specific problems you are already aware of, and will pick up any that may not be evident, but that need to be addressed.

Ideally we will do a soil health assessment, which is a combination of physical samples and a visual assessment of the soil across key areas of your farm.

About soil assessments

Step 4.

Providing tools and support

In the plan we've created we may have identified some potential areas for improvement. We can help you with sourcing solutions to improve these areas. Solutions are categorised as biological, physical and mineral tools in our toolbox. To make things easy, we'll provide you with the products and logistical support required to get the solutions in place where you need them most.

Learn about our toolbox

Step 5.

Checking in to see that you're getting the right results

Once you are on your way, we'll regularly check in with you. By now you may have seen some changes on your farm, or you may have set new goals and adjusted existing goals, or have seen new potential for your farming practice. Either way, we are always there to discuss your thoughts and ideas and provide feedback as requested.

From here, we’ll start again at step two - discussing and reviewing your existing or adjusted goals. Let's see what else we can achieve together!

Testing your soil

The test results are combined with the information we have gathered in our assessment. From here we can determine the most efficient and effective ways to make improvements.

Soil health assessment

By looking at all the aspects of the soil health triangle, we can identify the lowest hanging fruit for the individual management areas.  

Soil testing

Together with Eurofins Laboratories, we have selected an array of tests over time. These tests provide us with more than just the basics about nutrients. They help us to determine how elements in your soil like carbon, phosphorus and nitrogen are cycling to the benefit of plant health and growth.

Leaf testing

If there there are specific symptoms in your crops which could indicate specific deficiencies, we can perform leaf testing.

Would you like to know more?

If you're not sure where to start, or would just like to talk to us to see if we could be a good fit, get in touch through our contact page or phone us on...