|Falah Hamad measures CO2 emissions from pasture|
This is useful to us, and helps us provide guidance to farmers and advisors through our ongoing knowledge exchange programme, but is it what farmers want to hear? The knowledge and interests of scientists and farmers are not always perfectly aligned! This is the subject of another PhD project being carried out by Stephen Jones from Nottingham University. He is taking an interdisciplinary approach, combining social and natural sciences to compare the attributes attached to soils by scientists and farmers.
|Are farmers and scientists looking for the same thing in soil?|