Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Bio-solids: to spread or not to spread

Jo Cavanagh discusses our work with bio-solids.  Much is to be gained by spreading this nutrient-rich substance onto the soil, but what are the unseen effects that may not be immediately obvious?

What effect will emerging contaminants such as pharmaceuticals, personal care products and hormones have on the land?

And what can earthworms tell us about what is going on?