Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Soil Biology and organic matter workshop - River Eye (39)

  • 30 Jan 2015
  • 09:00 - 13:00
  • Buckminster Barn Buckminster Farms Ltd Back Street Buckminster GRANTHAM Lincolnshire
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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.

9.00   Coffee

9.20  Introduction

9.30  Soil Biology & Soil health - Prof Karl Ritz, Nottingham University

10.15  Organic matter - content effect on soil structure and crop yield (Greening measures) - Jackie Stroud, Rothamstead

11.00  Tea

11.20  Cover cropping – the opportunities in a rotation - Paul Brown, Frontier

11.50 CSFO update - Des Kay

12.00  Farm Walk

13.00  Lunch 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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