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by Ken Loades, The James Hutton Institute
Posted on June 22, 2017

"My soil is the best in Scotland! Do I win a prize?"... well maybe you could


Today sees the start of the Royal Highland Show - the four days in June each year that showcases the best of farming, food and rural life. It'll come as no surprise that many bring their prized livestock to be judged in the hope of winning the accolade of 'Best in Show'. But did you know that it's not just livestock under scrutiny from the judges? Soil is also vying to be top. Ken Loades from the James Hutton Institute tells us more ...