Soil basics

If you fully understand your soil, its building blocks as well as its characteristics, you hold a good foundation for an effective and sustainable farming.

To fully optimize your farm, we believe that you will need a deep understanding of how the soil works and reacts under different conditions. Because of this we have put together simple guides and facts about different soil types, soil structures and structure forming processes.

Soil consists of around 50% solid material, and 50% pores

The building blocks of soil

Soil consists of around 50% solid material, with 50% pores in between.

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Characteristics of different soil types

Different soil types affect drainage aeration, workability, productivity etc.

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Soil structure

Soil structure describes the physical configuration of the soil.

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Link to chapter Structure forming processes

Structure forming processes

Understand the significance of factors controlling the structuring process.

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