April Soils Course session: phosphorus

For members of the Soils Course, the next session will be discussing phosphorus, on Thursday 28th April, 9.30 – 10.30 online (please note the amended time for this session).

We will be discussing:

• Introduction: global supply challenges and P distribution in soil.
• Analysis: what Olsen P does and doesn’t tell us.
• The challenge of target concentrations, and the importance of soil buffer factors.
• Practical P management including effects of soil chemistry, monitoring and interpreting results, and some ideas for the future.


Richard Meredith

Head of Farming Research

Richard joined the Green Crop Information team when he started as Head of Dyson Farming Research in 2022. In this role he is supporting the company’s strategic objective of being a ‘beacon of excellence’ within UK agriculture. 

Richard grew up on the family farm in South Herefordshire and then graduated with a degree in Business Management from Bristol. He then managed a contracting and hire services at 7Y Machinery Ring before joining the AHDB from 2012 – 2022, where he was Head of Knowledge Exchange.

Richard is passionate about helping Green Crop Information members to be more resilient in the long term through the sharing of top-class knowledge.