Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Soil Biology and organic matter workshop - Mimshall Brook, Upper Roding and Upper Lee & Upper Stort (50, 55)

  • 10 Feb 2015
  • 13:00 - 16:00
  • Manuden Village Community Centre, David Collins Drive, Manuden. CM23 1EH
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Soil Biology and organic matter workshop

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.

1.00   Coffee

1.20  Introduction

1.30  Measuring soil health & nutrition - Karl Ritz, Nottingham University

2.15  Organic matter - content effect on soil structure and crop yield - Tom Sizmur - Reading University

3.00  Tea

3.20  Cover cropping – the opportunities in a rotation

3.50 CSFO update

4.00  Close and depart

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

Cover cropping – the opportunities in a rotation

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