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Perthshire has the Best Soil in Show 2016

Perthshire has the Best Soil in Show 2016

Angus Elder (l) and Hugh Grierson, winners of Best Soil in Show 2016
"Together with farmers, growers, policy makers and agencies, the James Hutton Institute aims to make the best of our soils to help to deliver sustainable economic growth in Scotland and beyond.

An organic farm in Perthshire has been awarded the prize for Best Soil in Show at the Royal Highland Show 2016. Hugh and Sascha Grierson of Newmiln Farm were declared the Best Soil in Show winners by National Farmers Union of Scotland president Allan Bowie, and Professor Colin Campbell, Chief Executive of the James Hutton Institute.

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This article was originally posted by The James Hutton Institute