Share this article

Home » Farmers Working Together » Farmer Network Newsdesk » Re-Scheduled Soil Event

Re-Scheduled Soil Event - 1 April 2019


The severe weather snap back in January resulted in the cancellation of our planned Soil Event.

Fear not, it has been rescheduled for 1 April (NO THIS IS NOT AN APRIL FOOL)!

Please bring any recent soil tests that you wish to discuss with our expert speakers from AHDB, Senior Soil Scientist, James Holmes, and Dairy Scientist, Siwan Howatson.

So the re-scheduled event details are:

  • Managing Soil Fertility
  • Monday 1st April
  • 10.00am-12.00noon
  • Please arrive promptly, short drive to field site departing at 10.15am.
  • Bankhead Farm, Broxton (opposite the former Sandstone Pub). Kindly hosted by Alistair and Gill Cliff
  • Led by: James Holmes, Senior Soil Scientist and Siwan Howatson, Dairy Scientist from AHDB

Farm walk to discuss

  • managing soil fertility to address imbalances identified on your soil test
  • re-seeding, over sowing and management to maintain productive grasslands
  • complex forage production systems — making use of diverse grass mixes to benefit soils, nutrition and weather resilience
  • insights from AHDB's Forage for Knowledge Programme

Please email with name and number of attendees, or ring Katie in the office on 01270 613195.