24 Feb 2020
Join us on 6th March 2020 alongside Natural England, Defra, and the Environment Agency, for an informative, practical session on soil health and management.
Joe Collins - Nuffield Scholar and IfA
Anna Becvar - Earthcare Technical Ltd
Topics covered will include:
- How to measure and monitor soil health - A practical session with Soil Science Demonstrations, using simple kitchen science and table-top methods you can repeat at home., using the AHDB Soil Health Scorecard.
- Increasing soil organic matter - using cover crops and green manures, incorporated straw, companion planting and no-till conservation agriculture, with improvements of soil resilience to weather extremes, fuel efficiency, horsepower and farm profitability.
- Changing rotations and choice of cultivations - to improve weed control and soil health - with benefits to soil biology, soil organic matter, and better use of nutrients.
- CSF and Countryside Stewardship Offers relating to your soil issues.
The Langton Arms, Main Street, Church Langton, Market Harborough LE16 7SY
Friday 6th March 2020
Booking is essential - Numbers are limited and places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org mob 07342 080983.