Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Understanding and Improving Your Soils

  • 08 Feb 2017
  • 09:00 - 14:30
  • Holy Cross Priory, Lewes Road, Cross-in-Hand, Heathfield TN21 0DZ


  • Registration for the farming community

Registration is closed



Understanding and Improving Your Soils

A free interactive workshop with Nuffield Scholar David Gardner from IfA and Matthew Shepherd from Natural England who together will be exploring the intimate nature of soils

  • What do we do that's bad for our soils?
  • Impacts of cultivations, machinery and animals on soil structure, drainage and biology
  • What options do we have for improving soil management?
  • Improving soil organic matter - why and how
  • Measuring and monitoring soil health
  • Exploring our Soils
    • assessment of soil texture and structure
    • soil under the microscope - effects of land use on soil microbes

Lunch and refreshments provided

BASIS points available



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

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

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