Shared Rotation Strategies for Soil Health Field Day
How can businesses working in a shared rotation collaborate to assess and manage the health of the soils they share? Come along to hear about this GREATsoils field lab where three businesses are working together to address soil health. The field lab aims to improve soil health and organic matter in a shared rotation of an arable/horticulture system. 1.00-5.15 - 17 July - Lincolnshire
Top Fruit Trial Demonstation: Assessing the health of your soil
This field day will look also look at outcomes of Loddingtons GREATsoils field trial comparing two different mixtures of flowering green manure stripes established in a newly planted apple orchard to encourage natural predators and add organic matter to soil. 9:45 – 3:30 | 26 July | Kent
Using green manures to optimise nitrogen availability
This GREATsoils field lab, also part of the Innovative Farmers programme, compares three green manure mixes with varying proportions of different leguminous species, measuring their impact on the following Kale crop. This day will focus on the choice of mixture and management of the green manure crop, and will be held just before they are due to be incorporated. 1.00-5.00 | 18 July | Lancs
Rijk Zwaan 2017
The Soil Association are delighted to have teamed up with Rijk Zwaan again for a fourth year to introduce a programme of inspiring technical seminars which will complement this open day. As well as the opportunity to see the extensive range of varieties grown under organic cultivation, you will also be able to hear from a variety of industry experts and leaders. 6 September | Huntstile Farm, Bridgwater| More information coming soon!