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Teagasc Daily

15 July 2020

Soil Health is our Wealth

Soil Health is our Wealth

Our soils are precious resources and underpin sustainable food production and many other important ecosystem services for society. Our soild support the production of food, feed and fibre. There are many other functions supported by soil including, the re-cycling of nutrients, sequestration of carbon & regulation of our climate, purification and storage of water. Soils are also an important habitat for biodiversity. Researchers David Wall and Giulia Bondi have more information on soil.