Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Soil Biology and organic matter workshop - River Nidd partnership (8, C)

  • 10 Mar 2015
  • 10:00 - 14:00
  • Spofforth Cricket Club, School Lane, Spofforth North Yorkshire, HG3 1BA
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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.

10.00   Coffee

10.20  Introduction

10.30  Measuring soil health & nutrition - Dr Karl Ritz

11.15  Organic matter - content effect on soil structure and crop yield - Dr Barry Rawlings

12.00  Tea

12.20  Cover cropping – the opportunities in a rotation

12.50 CSFO update

1.00  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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