Catchment Sensitive Farming maize event, E. England

Catchment Sensitive Farming maize event, E. England

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Catchment Sensitive Farming, in conjunction with Essex &  Suffolk Water are running an event in Eastern England on 18th  October on Succesful Grassland and maize management.  

This practical event will cover the key factors involved in getting the most from your maize / 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

Wednesday 18th October 2017 – 10.00am to 1.00pm lunch will be provided for attendees

Bure Valley Community Centre, Itteringham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 7AX

Booking is essential.

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
If you would like to find out more about the event or Catchment Sensitive Farming in your area and what is on
offer, please contact: Robert Camps 07717 432932 or email: robert.camps@naturalengland.org.uk

 

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