Free Student Places for the Winter Meeting

Free Student Places for the Winter Meeting

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Funding from Stapledon Memorial Trust has made five funded places available for students or under 25’s wishing to attend our Winter Meeting on 1 March.

Event Details
On: Wednesday 1 March
At: Abbey Hotel, Malvern
Registration opens at 9.00, Meeting begins at 9.45, closing at 16.30

Guest Speakers
Ian Givens, Professor of Food Chain Nutrition, University of Reading: An overview of current issues.
Peter Scott, Origin Fertilisers: Trace elements in the Soil and Interactions.
James Husband, Technical Director, Evidence Group Limited: Trace element supply to the Animal.
Topics covered will include: Micronutrient contents of grasses and legumes and its biogeography; Farmer knowledge and management controls on Magnesium; Copper avoidance behaviour in sheep; Micronutrients in organic compared to conventionally farmed soils; Assessing trace element status.

For more details, and to apply for this offer, please contact the BGS office.


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