Whole Farm Management Profitable Farming

29 November 2012 10:00 - 29 November 2012 15:00

Venue: Nacton Home Farm, IP9 2AB

A full day seminar looking at ways of improving whole farm profitability

Brunch and Discussion at Suffolk Food Hall  (www.suffolkfoodhall.co.uk/)

Agenda

Introduction Bill Starling

Whole Farm Management and accounting Jeremy Boxall, LEAF

Managing fertility in field vegetable and arable rotations Josiah Meldrum, Provenance

Non mechanical weeding in field vegetables William Hudson, Provenance

Agroforestry – making trees pay in farming Ben Raskin, Soil Association

Duchy Original Field Labs Ben Raskin, Soil Association

Followed by tour of Nacton Home Farm
homefarmnacton.co.uk/

 

A Duchy Orignals Future Farming Programme event in collaboration with the Soil Association, LEAF and Nacton Home Farm



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