Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Sustainable Soil Management - with a particular focus on spring cropping

  • 11 Jan 2017
  • 10:00 - 15:30
  • Throws Farm Technology Centre, Stebbing, Throws Corner, Dunmow, Essex CM6 3AG

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Harper Adams - Soil and Water Management Centre

Winter Conference,
  Wednesday 11 Jan 2017

Programme

Welcome and Introduction

Prof Shane Ward, SWMC

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

Prof John Crawford, Rothamsted   

Managing soils to maximise spring cropping performance

Prof Dick Godwin – Harper Adams

Lunch

Practical approaches to improving soil management and health

Russell McKenzie, Nuffield Scolar and Cambridgeshire farmer, Andrew Cragg, a farmer from Kent using CTF and Jeremy Durrant from Essex also practising CTF, 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 with farmer panel

Chair: Prof Dick Godwin

Benchmarking soils - an introduction to SoilQuality.org

Dr Elizabeth Stockdale, University of Newcastle

 

Event kindly sponsored by:

   
 

Site Admin: Tim Chamen
E-mail: tim@ctfeurope.eu
t: 01525 405121/Mob 07714 206048

Events organiser: Tim Chamen
t: 01525 405121 m: 07714 206048
E-mail: tim@ctfeurope.eu


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