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Tools and Resources

This page has resources such as the Insights newsletter, crop topic sheets and project information and tools such as the VESS score card

Image source: NIAB

Insights newsletter

Winter 2024

This issue features research at Cotswold Seeds, NIAB and the University of York. There is also a focus on one of our farmer partners Luke Palmer form Palmer & Sons and miscanthus.

Summer 2023

The first issue of the Insights Newsletter which meets Project Lead Lydia Smith, Knowledge Hub Lead Stuart Knight and some of the other project partners. 

Topic sheets

Learn about the agronomy, carbon capture potential and applications of certain crops


VESS Score card and instructions

Taking a VESS score is a quick and easy way to get to know your soil. Once you know your soil you can work out how to improve it.


You can download the CHCx3 guide to taking a VESS score and the score card below.

More information can be found at:

Overview leaflet

Introduction to the project

Useful project documents

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