Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Soil management for grassland/maize farmers - River Teme

  • 13 Nov 2014
  • 10:45 - 15:15
  • Newcastle-on-Clun community centre Mill Road, Newcastle, Craven Arms. SY7 8QL
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  • Soil Management - Grassland Maize workhops

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Soil Management - Grassland maize Workshop

Are you maximising your soils? Are you able to make any changes to your farming practice to improve your most valuable resource. This workshop will help you gain some advice on what you can do to help you on your farm

10.45 - Coffee
11.00 - Introduction with CSFO / SWMC
11.10 - Soil Structure and questions
12.00 - Machinery on grassland best practice manure and fertiliser application
12.20 - General questions
12.30 - Lunch
13.15 - Make way to Cow Hall
13.45 - Stop at the top and park as instructed to first field.
13.50 - Assessing structural damage to soils – hole to be dug by SWMC (please confirm) – ideas and questions
14.20 - Progress to second field. Mark will show the two diverse seed mixtures. Mark will dig another hole to show the rooting benefits of the plants. Yield figures.
15.00 - Joy to explain about the undrained land on the farm adjacent. Ken to add regarding the conservation value of undrained low input land to the catchment.
15.15 - Back down to farm yard – Ned or Ben to speak about the effects of the slitter on their land.

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


Site Admin: Tim Chamen
t: 01525 405121/Mob 07714 206048

Events organiser: Tim Chamen
t: 01525 405121 m: 07714 206048

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