Soils need a sufficient supply of organic material to improve or maintain soil quality. Organic residues such as crop residues and grass clippings come from agriculture, horticulture and nature reserves. These can be used for soil improvement through various techniques and processes.
ILVO investigates how nutrients and organic matter from waste streams can be recycled to the maximum extent, for the benefit of soil quality and as plant food. Green management residues The Bi-o-ptimal@work project investigates how management residues such as heather and pitrus clippings can be used for soil improvement.
Soil improvement with organic fertilizers