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Soil 22 - Building farm resilience


Event Information

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Date of Event
7th December 2022
Last Booking Date for this Event
7th December 2022


Soil 22 - Building farm resilience - bringing efficiency, nature and farm profitability into harmony.

We are pleased to confirm the first six speakers for this year’s SWMC Conference and Guy Smith as Conference Chair.

  • Dr Philippa Mansfield (Natural England) will be presenting “Improving soil and farm resilience with the Sustainable Farming Incentive”.
  • Dr Marie Kirby (Harper Adams University) will be speaking on the subject of the phosphorous removal from cattle slurry and anaerobic digestion using electrocoagulation, and she will lead a tour to show the installation of this technology at Harper Adams.
  • Ian Rudge (Agrii Sustainability Trials Manager and former Farm Manager, Bedfordia Farms) will share his experience of management of digestate and slurries in a reduced tillage environment.
  • Neil Furniss (local farmer) will be presenting his experiences of under-storey sowing of crops in maize.
  • Alison Karley (James Hutton Institute) will be speaking on “the practicalities and benefits of mixed species cropping”.
  • Joe Collins (PhD student) will present on his research that is using a systems level approach to compare and contrast Regenerative vs Conventional arable systems.

We will update you as soon as we secure others speakers for this event, of which there are several more in the pipeline.

Non-members can sign up for 12 month membership at a discounted rate using the correct ticket option below.

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