Fact sheets: Earthworms and your farm
In addition to being a good indicator of soil health, earthworms can play a vital role in improving soil structure and fertility.
Earthworms can improve soil health and boost productivity by reducing input costs and improving yields.
A healthy population of earthworms can ‘turn over’ and fertilise several tonnes of sub-soil per hectare each week.
Don’t mess about with earthworms’ homes and they reward you by boosting soil structure, fertility and productivity.