The latest episode of the QMS podcast is live and focusses on soil health - the key to building resilience into swards to withstand dry summers and wet winters.

Emily Grant from Forrit Farming and Consultancy, who managed the 9-month Rock On Soils project discusses the use of basic silicate rock as a way of sequestering carbon into agricultural soils by providing farmers with the information they need to assess the value of using the product not only to capture carbon, but also to potentially improve soil and plant health and performance.

Emily is joined by Alex Brewster, a farmer involved in the project. Alex and his team at Rotmell Farm, Perthshire were awarded Soil farmer of the year 2020 in recognition of their dedication to improving soil health.

Download the podcast now to hear the findings of the project and strategies to improving soil health: