Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Soil&Water2017 - Essex

  • 06 Dec 2017
  • 09:30 - 16:30
  • Throws Farm Conference Centre, Stebbing, Dunmow, Essex CM6 3AQ

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Your registration will require a code but will be paid for centrally by Agrii - contact Andrew Richards for the code
  • Registration for Smart Agri members. Thank you if you have already registered under "Expression of Interest". Please click on "New registration" when given the option.
  • Thank you if you have already registered under "Expression of Interest". Please click on "New registration" when given the option.
  • Free ticket for speakers and sponsors. Registration code required

Registration is closed

Soil&Water2017

Annual Winter Conference
Harper Adams Soil & Water Management Centre

*5 BASIS (E) and 2 NRoSO points have been allocated to this conference*

Programme

09.00  Light refreshments

09.20  Welcome and introductions

09.30  Bio/Eco systems:
             “Earthworms – nature’s plough”
Speaker: Lucy Crockford, HAU

10.00  What amendments work?
             “Not all bullsh*t is good for your soil”
Speaker: Simon Jeffery, HAU

10.30  Refreshments

11.00  Drainage advances:
            “Drain the problem not the field”
Speaker: Fred Clarke, Mastenbroek

11.30  Farm drainage case studies
             Robert Salmon, N.E. Salmon Ltd
             James Forrest, R.H. Forrest & Co.

12.00  Quick-fire commercials
            John Deere
            William Morfoot Ltd
            Grange Machinery
            SoilQuest

12.30  Lunch, networking and commercial displays

14.00  Strip Till/Cover Cropping:
            "Less is more – let nature do some of the work"
Speaker: Victor Leforestier, France

14.45  Farm Strip Till/Cover Cropping case studies
             George Sly, Cliftons Bridge
             Peter Cartwright, Revesby Estate

15.15  Harper Tillage and Traffic Projects:
            "Less traffic reduces tillage and increases yields"
            Reports from UK and Illinois
Speaker: Dick Godwin, HAU

15.45  Summary and rounding off

16.00  Close

Also present and sponsoring the conference:


    

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

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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