I have worked with organic farming for 35 years, putting into practice sustainable soil management techniques, yet I know that many questions remain unanswered. The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust gives me a unique opportunity to meet with farmers, advisers and researchers in the USA and Europe facing similar questions; to assess alternative soil analysis and management methods, to draw on new understanding of soil biology and to explore new approaches for the future.


Website: www.organicmeasures.co.uk

Email: mark@organicadvice.org.uk

Mark Measures BSc. (Hons.),
IOTA (Accredited), ARAgS

Cow Hall
Craven Arms
Shropshire, UK. SY7 8PG

Tel: +44 (0)1588 640 118

Mobile 078877 46524       

*Soil deterioration and loss is widespread; that unlikely environmental advocate Michael Gove tells us that the UK is 30 to 40 years away from “the fundamental eradication of soil fertility” in parts of the country.

*Misuse of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilisers results in gross inefficiency and environmental pollution.

* Trace element levels of our food are declining.