Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

The function, agricultural value and management of healthy soils - Eastern Rother

  • 15 Jan 2015
  • 09:30 - 13:30
  • Tenterden Golf Course (Clubhouse) Woodchurch Rd, Tenterden, Kent TN30 7DR
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The function, agricultural value and management of healthy soils

Understanding soil biology and organic matter is becoming more important than ever and how much we really know? Our line-up of excellent speakers will share some really valuable information in a practical and informative way so that you will be inspired to look at your soils in a very different way, so you don’t treat them like dirt.

9.30 – Coffee

9.45 – Welcome by Tim Piper of Owley Farm

10.00 - Dr Mathew Shepard, Natural England, Senior Specialist Soil Biodiversity – soil biology & organic matter

10.50 - Dr Tom Sizmur, Reading University, Lecturer in Environmental Chemistry – soil structure & yield

11.40 – Coffee

12.00 - Mr Ian Beecher-Jones, Soil and Water Management Centre - tramline & trafficking management 

12.40 - Mr Roger Bryan, Local independent agronomist, Crop Management Partners LLP – drilling systems, cover cropping & greening – keeping it simple and low cost

1.20 - Round up & Close

1.30 – Lunch

The event is jointly sponsored and funded by the Soil & Water Management Centre and Catchment Sensitive Farming

Cover cropping – the opportunities in a rotation

9.30 – Coffee

10.00 – Welcome by Tim Piper of Owley Farm

10.10 - Dr Mathew Shepard, Natural England, Senior Specialist Soil Biodiversity – soil biology & organic matter

11.00 - Dr Tom Sizmur, Reading University, Lecturer in Environmental Chemistry – soil structure & yield

11.50 – Coffee

12.10 - Mr Ian Beecher-Jones, Soil and Water Management Centre - tramline & trafficking management

12.50 - Mr Roger Bryan, Local independent agronomist, Crop Management Partners LLP – drilling systems, cover cropping & greening – keeping it simple and low cost

1.30pm – Lunch & Close

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Events organiser: Tim Chamen
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E-mail: tim@ctfeurope.eu


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