Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Improving Soil Health

  • 19 Jan 2017
  • 09:00 - 14:30
  • P.T. Hosier & Son, Wexcombe Manor Farm, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 3SQ


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Innovation for Agriculture
Action for the River Kennet and
Catchment Sensitive Farming

Improving Soil Health

A morning event looking at soil health, advances in crop establishment and results of cover crop trials on farms in the south east

09.00  Registration and refreshments
09.30  Tour of Wexcombe Farm cover crops
10.30  Four years of cover crop demos
10.50  Understanding soil health
12.30  Lunch
13.00  Building soil health
14.00  Discussion

George Hosier of Wexcombe Farm will lead the farm walk and will highlight the strategies he is employing to improve his soils and increase his yields.

Tim Clarke of FWAG SE will present the results of the cover crop trials and how efficienctly these crops reduce nutrient leaching.

Stephen Briggs and Georgia Eclair-Heath of Innovation in Agriculture, will talk about soil health and results of work towards its meaningful measurement.

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