Andrew Bergin: For decades we have treated soil as an adversary, to be battered into submission – but now we need it as an ally

Soil is the key to regenerative farming

Nurture: Andrew Bergin with a soil sample on his farm. Photo: Alf Harvey

Andrew Bergin

There was no small irony in wading ankle-deep in muck at Teagasc’s recent Farming for Soil Health Day in Johnstown Castle.