Maize Companion Plant and Drilling Trial

Maize Companion Plant and Drilling Trial

Maize companion crop and drilling techniques demo day, by kind permission of Reaseheath College

Under-sowing Maize with a cover crop may act to reduce soil erosion and nutrient loss. Reaseheath College are hosting this informative event, demonstrating trial work carried out in conjunction with two commercial companies to investigate companion crop and drilling options for maize.

This event will include a field demo looking at: 

1.      Improving soil structure for following crops and offering a post Maize opportunity.

2.      New ‘one-pass’ drilling technique using innovative Pottinger Aerosem drill.

3.      Cover crop species evaluation and demonstration


Address: Nantwich, CW5 6DG

Enter College via the Wettenhall Road (turn off A51) & following signs for parking.

For SAT NAV use CW5 6DG

Lunch provided

For more details and booking contact:

Phil Campion, on 07825 605 908;

or John Ball on 07785 451 496;

or register online at:

For further details please download the event invitation in pdf format here



Event Date: Tue, 18/10/2016
Event Time: 10.30 - 12.30


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