Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Maize Production for Dairy and AD

  • 02 Feb 2017
  • 09:30 - 16:00
  • Umberleigh Village Hall, Umberleigh, South Molton, Devon EX37 9AD


  • Registration for the farming community

Registration is closed



Maize Production for
Dairy and AD

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

  • Managing soils before and after maize
  • Variety choice, growing under plastic and companion planting
  • Alternative crops for AD/silage
  • Improving soil organic matter and soil life
    • why and how?
  • Measuriing and monitoring soil health
  • Exploring our Soils
    • assessment of soil texture and structure
    • soil life and chemistry

Lunch 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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