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FREE EVENT: Making the most of your NUTRIENTS and complying with the Farming Rules for Water - Kingsbridge

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Catchment Sensitive Farming invite you to a meeting to discuss:

Making the most of your NUTRIENTS and complying with the Farming Rules for Water

FREE EVENT: Making the most of your NUTRIENTS and complying with the Farming Rules for Water - Kingsbridge

Event date: 26/02/2020 10:00 - 14:00 Export event

Wednesday 26th February 2020

10am – 2pm

Sherford Village Hall
Sherford
Kingsbridge
Devon
TQ7 2AX

After the presentation, there will be a light lunch followed by a farm walk at Croft Farm
by kind permission of Mr Paul Rogers

 (please wear suitable clothing and footwear)

 

This workshop will

  • Improve your nutrient planning and reduce costs through the efficient use of fertiliser and manures.
  • Explain the Farming Rules for Water and no spreading rules.
  • Show the importance of assessing soil structure, benefits to soil biology, water holding capacity, nutrient availability and crop yield.
  • Improve your knowledge of soil management to minimise soil losses and nutrient run-off to watercourses.
  • Describe the financial benefits and positive impact on crop yield of good nutrient management.
  • Discuss the future outlook and importance of soils and nutrients in farming.
  • Outline the critical role that Farmers play in reducing Source and Diffuse Water Pollution.

A light lunch will be provided

BASIS points applied for

How to book

Please book your FREE place via telephone 08453 713399 or email bookings@adas.co.uk. When booking please give your name, address, phone number, CPH & SBI number.

If you would like to find out more about the event or Catchment Sensitive Farming in your area and what is on offer, please contact Jon Grimes 07789 278621 or email Jon.grimes@naturalengland.org.uk

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