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Clean Air, Water & Healthy Soils

Clean Air, Water & Healthy Soils

Duration: One day course with a farm walk.

The course is aimed at farmers, farm contractors, agronomists, conservation advisors and farm business advisors. It covers all aspects of soil and water management within the farmed environment as well as the potential to influence air quality.

THE COURSE INCLUDES:

  • Soil and water in the farmed environment.

  • Rotation, roots and cultivations.

  • Soil health, soil care, soil armour.

  • Soil and water links to air.

  • Cultivation equipment.

  • Field to landscape conservation measures for soil and water.

  • Conventional, organic and regenerative approaches.

  • Measuring organic matter.

  • The role of food, feed and fuel.

  • Profit and economics.

FARM WALK:

  • Soil structure and visual assessment.

  • Cultivation equipment.

  • Cover, catch and companion cropping.

  • Rotations and herbal leys.

  • Stock and stockless systems.

  • Using agri-environment options to protect, rejuvenate and enhance.

  • The role of plant protection products.

Cost:

​£150/person including lunch. Full course rate negotiable for groups. BASIS and NRoSO points available.

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