CSF Maize & grassland events

CSF Maize & grassland events

Catchment Sensitive Farming, in conjunction with Essex and Suffolk Water and the River Waveney Catchment partnership offer two events in eastern England:

Successful Maize & Grassland Management

Monday 27th November 2017
10.00am to 1.00pm
ADAS Boxworth, Battlegate Road, Boxworth Cambridgeshire, CB23 4NN

Thursday 30th November 2017
10.00am to 1.00pm lunch will be provided for attendees following the event
Marsh Larder, Harleston, Norfolk, IP20 9QT

* BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL - SEE BELOW *

These practical events will cover the key factors involved in getting the most from your maize (AD & forage) / grassland crops whilst minimising environmental issues such as compaction, soil erosion and runoff. 
Presentations inside will be followed by practical a demonstration outside so bring wellies & a coat.

  • Maize variety selection appropriate to your site & to achieve your target harvest date
  • Cultivations & consideration of drilling dates to give your maize the best start
  • Crop nutrient planning for grass & maize including the RB209 update – what to apply & when
  • The importance of good soil structure & management to optimise grass / maize yields
  • Methods to remediate poor soil structure in grassland & arable land – what to do, when & how

How to book:
Places are limited. 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

Information

Event Date: Thu, 30/11/2017

Members

BGS Members BGS is a membership organisation which acts as a communication forum, through events and publications, for the profitable and sustainable use of grass and forage.

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