Soil organic matter content is key for a healthy and high-quality soil. Investing in soil quality can result in long-term benefits for agricultural and forestry production. Filipe marques, farmer in Alentejo, Portugal, and Carla Konsten, farmer in Italy, both applied smart solutions to increase soil organic matter in their soils, with good results for their farms.
"Soil organic matter content is key for improving our results and our economic sustainability. Conservation agriculture also has the best environmental benefits" - Filipe Marques.
The brochure highlights methods to improve soil organic matter content which can help ensure adequate soil functionality and soil fertility. It also offers a number of solutions for common soil challenges, which are especially critical in Mediterranean regions.