Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Soil Biology and organic matter workshop - Arun and Western Rother Catchment, Sussex - 41

  • 25 Feb 2014
  • 09:30 - 13:00
  • Cocking Village Hall, Bell Lane, Cocking, West Sussex GU29 0HU
  • 45


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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.

9.30   Coffee 

10.00  Introduction

10.10  Soil health: a primer – Karl Ritz, Cranfield University

11.00  Soil Biology, Organic matter, structure, functioning and crop yield – Matthew Shepherd, Natural England

11.50  Coffee

12.10  Cover cropping – the opportunities in a rotation – Brendan Paul - Agrii

13.00  Close and depart

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


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