Grassland Management - Wales / Rheoli Glaswelltir - Cymru

25 April 2013 10:00 - 25 April 2013 17:00

National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire, SA32 8HN /
Gardd Fotaneg Genedlaethol Cymru, Sir Gaerfyrddin, SA32 8HN

Directions - www.gardenofwales.org.uk/visitors-info/how-to-get-here

Join us on Thursday 25 April for a one day workshop on improving soil structure and fertility, optimizing productivity, grazing for health and much more.

Ymunwch â ni ar y 25 April am weithdy undydd ar wella strwythur a ffrwythlondeb y pridd, i sicrhau cynhyrchiant mor uchel â phosibl, pori i wella iechyd a llawer mwy.

Download flyer: English / Cymraeg.

To book your FREE place, contact Astrid Toner on 0117 9142400 or email producer.support@soilassociation.org.
(note - the free soil test offer has expired, but we are still open for bookings).

Agenda below.

 

Agenda

Chair: Haydn Evans

10.00 Coffee and Registration

10.30 Welcome and Introduction

10.40 Session 1 - Get to Grips with your Soils - Roger Hitchings, ORC

11.10 Questions and Answers

11.15 Session 2 - Planning your Ley - Charlie Morgan, Consultant

11.45 Questions and Answers

11.50 Session 3 - Using Forages to Improve Health - Johnny Bax, Biotal

12.25 Questions and Answers

12.30 Organic lunch and refreshments

13.30 Session 4 -

          a. Introduction - Hefin Jones, Farming Connect
          b. Soil Tests and What They Tell Us - Susan Buckingham, IBERS

15.00 Depart for farm walk

15.20 Digging a hole on farm

16.30 Close and departure (approximate)



Bookmark and Share






Latest blog

How to grow from seed: eight tips for new gardeners

Jess Gotham: Want to grow your own but don’t know where to start? The task of growing from seed can seem daunting if you’ve never done it before. Now is the perfect time of year to begin getting your hands into the soil, but if you haven’t got naturally green fingers and find your plants die for no apparent reason, this blog will help you turn your patch into a source of satisfaction instead of stress. The Soil Association’s head of horticulture, expert gardener Ben Raskin, gave us some tips.

17 April 2015 | 1 Comments | Recommended by 0