24 April 2019
Arable intercropping and variety trials

Field lab meeting at Roundhill Farm, near Swindon

5 June 2019
Integrating Farming and Forestry

Farm Woodland Forum annual meeting



17 April 2019
Formal objection to GM potato crop trial

Plans for new GM crop trial raise objections from leading environmental and farming organisations

17 April 2019
Agroecology and carbon neutrality in Europe by 2050

New french study on reducing greenhouse gases by transitioning to agroecology



21 March 2019
In adversity, what are farmers doing to be more resilient?

Opportunities, barriers and constraints in organic techniques helping to improve the sustainability of conventional farming

Events

Fertility Building legume ley mixtures

3 April 2014

Fertility Building legume ley mixtures: a farmer-led DOFF Field Lab

This, the first meeting of the field lab will be held at Reading University farm, Sonning Farm, Charvil Ln, Sonning, Reading, RG4 6TH

This Duchy Originals Future Farming Programme field lab, facilitated by ORC's Mark Measures will focus on:

  • Increased forage yield for sheep and cattle
  • Improved nitrogen fixation and release to following arable crops
  • Resilience to variable environmental conditions
  • Benefit for bees and other pollinators
  • Prepare for new Defra support for diverse mixtures in 2016
  • Discuss what mixtures might suit your farm

You are welcome to attend all three meetings, if you are interested do try to get to this first introductory meeting and at least one of the others in Cambridgeshire and Cirencester.

Places are free, but spaces will be limited so do book as soon as possible. More information and to book, click here



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