23 November 2017
Winter Organic Cereals

Diversity in the field - the way forward?

4 December 2017
Managing potato blight for small growers

Innovative Farmers Field lab at Duchy Home Farm



15 November 2017
Organic can feed the world but need changes to food system

Strategies for feeding the world more sustainably with organic agriculture

10 November 2017
Hydroponics and organic farming

UK fears US decision on organic hydroponics post-Brexit



13 November 2017
Agroforestry is the new game-changer for UK agriculture

George Eustice expresses keen commitment to include agroforestry in future domestic Agricultural Policy post Brexit.

Events

GREATsoils Trial Demonstration Top Fruit

26 July 2017

Join us for a field day at Loddington Farm in Kent to find out more about useful and practical soil assessment tools in top fruit systems. 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. Soil assessment tests that are being compared are the NRM soil health suite, water infiltration rates, Visual Soil Assessment (VSA) and earthworm counts. We will have a short session on practical earthworm assessment as method to monitor soil biology on farm, as well as an introduction to smart soil mapping for improved soil health and nutrient management in horticultural systems.

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