Innovation for Agriculture (IfA) is an independent knowledge exchange charity that aims to bridge the gap between science and practice. 

Established by the Royal Agricultural Society of England in 2013, IfA works with a wide range of farmers, growers, land managers and researchers to make farming more sustainable, profitable and resilient for the future. We connect farmers with pioneering research and technology helping farmers to innovate and adopt new ideas. We take a bottom-up approach to knowledge exchange and co-develop the knowledge and technologies that will make modern farming more resilient in a changing landscape. Through practical and interactive workshops, farm walks, study tours and on-farm demonstrations, we help farmers to put this knowledge into practice. As a team of facilitators with varied specialisms across regenerative farming, soil health, water, animal health and welfare, we help shift farming practice to be more nature-friendly and adaptable in a rapidly evolving world.

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The Farmer-Led Innovation Network (FLIN) are UK based organisations driving farmer-led innovation - working together to power up and increase the impact of farmer led innovation initiatives.

Advisors play a crucial role in supporting & progressing knowledge exchange in agriculture.

Innovative Farmers was established in 2012 by the Soil Association with the aim of bringing scientific rigour to on-farm trials co-designed by farmers and researchers. With a focus on sustainability and resilience groups come together on discrete topics and trials range from six months in duration.  

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Regenerative farming looks to optimise the use of the ecological system and environment, in order to benefit from the natural ecosystem services that they provide.

Knowledge Exchange in Agriculture in the UK is diverse, with many organisations involved. That is part of the reason for creating Farm-PEP, to help provide connections to what many percieve as a fragmented landscape.

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The Go to Guide for reducing farm GHG emissions, from Innovation for Agriculture. Funded by WWF a

The intricate web of relationships between physical, chemical and biological soil components underpins crop and livestock health and productivity. Protecting soil health is also critical to environmental sustainability, as soils: • Exchange gases, such as carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxides, with the atmosphere • Regulate the flow of water and rainfall in the water cycle • Provide nutrients for plant growth, by breaking down organic matter and altering chemical fertilisers • Transform and store organic materials, as part of the terrestrial carbon cycle • Degrade contaminants applied through human activities or left by floods and aerial deposition A healthy soil is able to sustain, in the long term, these important functions. In a healthy soil, the interactions between chemistry (pH, nutrients and contaminants), physics (soil structure and water balance) and biology (including earthworms, microbes and plant roots) are optimised for the conditions in that place.   View more from AHDB GREAT Soils. Share resources you find helpful below.

Thrive through change with the Royal Agricultural University

Share resources, groups and projects that you've found helpful for soil management.

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Aiming to strengthen the impact and benefit of agricultural research at scale. Supported by the Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust.

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The overarching aim of FAIRshare is to ensure that farm advisors and their organisations effectively use digital tools and services for supporting a more productive and sustainable agriculture.

Networking European Farms to Enhance Cross Fertilisation and Innovation Uptake Through demonstration (NEFERTITI) - a unique 7 M€ Network (selected under Horizon 2020, Societal Challenge 2, RUR 12-2017 call) comprising 32 partners and coordinated by ACTA, the head of Network of the French Agricultural Technical Institutes.

An active network dedicated to finding innovative solutions for antibiotic resistance