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Tractor ploughing field, farmland soil
Improving soil health will be 'difficult' but not impossible

Soil quality to be targeted in forthcoming agricultural bill

A bill to mandate measures and targets to improve soil quality on UK farmland will be brought forward by the government later this year, according to a report in the Guardian.

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