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Soil Health

Soil Health is the most important element for practicing sustainable agriculture. The soil is a source of food, purifies the air and water, provides a habitat for many useful organisms and it’s a necessary environment for growing plants.

The good care to this valuable resource today will be the basis of the agriculture in the feature.

The soil has 4 main components: water, air, minerals and living microorganisms, and the balance between them is most important for its good condition and health.

  • The ratio of these components determines the soil type
  • Their good interaction determines the reproductive abilities of the soil
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Soil Health defines the quality of the soil and its capacity to function as a balanced and vital ecosystem.

NIK Agro Service in a partnership with Cornell University, USA has adapted one of the most successful methodologies worldwide for soil health assessment. Applying the Soil Health service, the farmers in Bulgaria could have clarity on important soil indicators and to plan how to manage them.

Some of the questions Soil Health answers?

Which products and technologies are actually working and beneficial for the profitability of my crop production?
Which products and technologies are actually working and beneficial for the profitability of my crop production?
How to manage and improve the health of my soil?
How to manage and improve the health of my soil?
If I would like to improve the soil health what kind of short and long term investments are applicable for my land?
If I would like to improve the soil health what kind of short and long term investments are applicable for my land?

The goal of Soil Health service from NIK is to test the condition of the soil, to address the critical indicators and to offer management solutions to improve its capacity.

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The stages of the Soil Health service:

Measurement and analysis of groups of indicators:
Measurement and analysis of groups of indicators:
  • Chemical
  • Physical
  • Biological
Assessment methodology and evaluation of the soil health indicators
Assessment methodology and evaluation of the soil health indicators
Management plan for improvement of the soil health indicators
Management plan for improvement of the soil health indicators

SOIL HEALTH Service from NIK

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