Field Lab: Seed Variety Trials

19 November 2013 10:00 - 19 November 2013 14:30

Daylesford Organic Farm, Daylesford near Kingham, Gloucestershire. GL56 0YG

CANCELLED. Unfortunately this field lab has been cancelled.

This field lab has been designed to take some of the open pollinated varieties available to non-organic growers and trial them in organic systems with a view to either creating a demand for them organically or saving them on farm for use in subsequent year.

10.00 – 10.30am: Arrival and tea / coffee

10.30 – 10.50am: Welcome and introduction - Ben Raskin, Soil Association

10.50 – 11.30am: Feedback from trialists

11.30am – 12.00pm: The researchers’ view – Looking at the highlights of the year, giving feedback on areas that would improve the trials. For example, better methods of recording results, improving the photography etc.

12.00 - 1.00pm: Lunch

1.00 – 2.00pm: Farm walk at Daylesford Organic Farm – Jez Taylor, Daylesford

2.00 – 2.30pm: Review and planning the trials for 2014

For more information about the seed variety trials please click here.

If you would like to book a place please contact Ben Raskin on 07990 592621 or by email at braskin@soilassociation.org



Bookmark and Share






Events

Farm walk: Helen's Bay Organic Gardens, County Down
04 August

John McCormick, Helen's Bay Organic Gardens, Coastguard Avenue, Bangor, County Down, BT19 1JY

Farm walk: Manor Farmhouse, Wiltshire
06 August

Manor Farmhouse, Biddestone, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 7DH

Field Lab: Feeding Silage to Pigs (Meeting 2)
14 August

Peelham Farm, Foulden, Berwickshire, TD15 1UG

Supported by...

Duchy logo

Prince of Wales's Charitable Foundation