Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Sustainable Soil Management - with a particular focus on spring cropping

  • 06 Dec 2016
  • 10:00 - 15:30
  • Queen Mother Hall, Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB

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Harper Adams - Soil and Water Management Centre

Winter Conference
Tuesday 6th December 2016

Programme

Welcome and Introduction

Prof Shane Ward, SWMC

Soil management— is it the biggest factor in the yield plateau?

Dr Chris Watts, Rothamsted Research  

Managing soils to maximise spring cropping performance

Prof Dick Godwin – Harper Adams

Lunch

New technology "look see"

  • The "Farmerless ha"
  • LASER control of weeds (as featured on Radio 4's "Farming Today")
  • Latest on drones
  • Soil/tyre interactions and a talk and video on central inflation/deflation systems given by Michelin.

Practical approaches to improving soil structure and health

James Price – Oxfordshire Farmer and Farmers weekly Young Farmer of the Year, David Jones – Farm Manager, Morley Farms, Norfolk and Martin Parkinson, Farm Manager, Cotswold Farm Park will each share some of the ways they have been improving crop establishment and cropping efficiency by elevating soil health.

Question and answer session on practical approaches

Chair: Prof Dick Godwin

 

Event kindly sponsored by:

 

Harper Adams University: Lee Williams
Business Development Officer
t: 01952 815244

Site Admin: Tim Chamen
E-mail: tim@ctfeurope.eu
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Events organiser: Tim Chamen
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E-mail: tim@ctfeurope.eu


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