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soil, soil protection, best4soil, compost, green manure, cover crops   2020. December 4. Media

Best4Soil Online Workshop presentations

5th of December is the World Soil Day. For this occasion we share presentations and discussion of the Best4Soil soil protection projects’ online workshop.  

During the online conference on November 18-19 organized in the Best4Soil project represented by ÖMKi as well, recognized experts, researchers and practitioners explained real experiences and best practices for soil.

Subjects were:

• Our experience and practices to tackle soil erosion on an organic farm in CZ • About nematodes on your farm, from risk analysis to practical solutions • Improving Soil Health with Cover Crops • The roots of today are the humus of tomorrow • Building soil - our experience with regenerative agriculture • Use of compost and its effect on the soil • Guess how many benefits compost and vermicompost have • Rotational grazing - Raise animals and improve your soil fertility

Presentations are in English, and also subtitles are available in five other languages.  

CLICK HERE to watch the playlist 

WHAT IS WORLD SOIL DAY ABOUT?

World Soil Day (WSD) is held annually on 5 December as a means to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and advocating for the sustainable management of soil resources. An international day to celebrate Soil was recommended by the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) in 2002. Under the leadership of the Kingdom of Thailand and within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership, FAO has supported the formal establishment of WSD as a global awareness raising platform. The FAO Conference unanimously endorsed World Soil Day in June 2013 and requested its official adoption at the 68th UN General Assembly. In December 2013 the UN General Assembly responded by designating 5 December 2014 as the first official World Soil Day. Source: http://www.fao.org/world-soil-day/about-wsd/en/

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