Best Practice Information Sheets (Westcountry Rivers Trust)

Soil management

Best Practice
Information Sheet


IS 2.2



Information Sheets


IS 2.2.0

IS 2.2.1

IS 2.2.2

IS 2.2.3

IS 2.2.4

IS 2.2.5

Best Practice


Soil management

Checking soil condition

Recognising soil loss and damage

Timeliness of operations

Field drainage

Managing ditches


Disclaimer - Whilst the Westcountry Rivers Trust, its servants and agents (the "Trust") will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure the accuracy of its work, its advice involves matters relating to the natural environment or matters outside its reasonable control. Accordingly, other than personal injury or death arising from its negligence, the Trust will not be liable for any loss or damage howsoever arising directly or indirectly from any act, omission, neglect or default on its part. Funding for updating these information sheets was provided by the Water Quality Division of Defra as part of its England Catchment Sensitive Farming Delivery Initiative. These sheets provide practical information, guidance and recommendations for farmers based on Trust experience. © Westcountry rivers trust, 2007.

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