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Sustainable Soil Management - with a focus on spring cropping Essex

Event date: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 10:00 to 15:30

Venue: Throw Farm Technology Centre, Stebbing, Throws Corner, Dunmow, Essex, Cm6 3AG

Programme

  • Weclome and introduction Prof Shane Ward, SWMC
  • Soil Management - is it the biggest factor in the yield plateau? Prof John Crawford, Rothamsted
  • Managing Soils to maximise spring cropping performance Prof Dick Godwin, Harper Adams
  • Lunch
  • Practical approaches to improving soil management and health, Russell McKenzie, Nuffield Scholar, Cambridgeshire Farmer
  • Andrew Cragg, a farmer from Kent using CTF and a further farmer will each share some of the ways they have been improving crop establishment and cropping efficiency by elevating soil health.
  • Question and answer session on practical approaches, Chair: Prof Dick Godwin
  • Benchmarking soils - an introduction to soilquality.org Dr Elizabeth Stockdale, University of Newcastle

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