Conservation Agriculture Conference
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Conservation Agriculture Conference

16 November 2017 09:15 - 17:00

Expert speakers on the future role of Conservation Agriculture.

As the number of farmers practicing Conservation Agriculture continues to grow, we would like to invite you to our third in the series of one-day conferences; bringing together expert speakers to provide unbiased answers on key issues that farmers taking this systems approach face.

Does Conservation Agriculture have a future role in sustainable and profitable food production in the UK? Come and listen to what the experts have to say about it. We look forward to seeing you at what is sure to be a stimulating and thought provoking event.

Agenda

9.15am – 9.45am Registration

9.45 – 10am Richard Harding, Procam Agronomist – Welcome and Introduction

10am – 11.30am Gary Markham, Director Churchgates Land and Family Business – Benchmarking Conservation Agriculture.

11.30 -12am Break

12pm – 1pm Clive Bailye, Farmer and founder of The Farming Forum – Successful transitioning to no-till and Conservation Agriculture

1pm – 2pm Lunch

2pm –2.45pm – Plantworks – Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Conservation Agriculture and it’s interaction with modern plant protection products

2.45pm – 3.30 pm John Pawsey, fourth generation Suffolk Farmer – Organic no-till. Farming without Glyphosate

3.30pm – 4pm Break

4pm – 4.45pm William Waterford – Wholecrop Wheat verses Maize. A more sustainable alternative?

4.45pm – 5pm Closing questions and remarks – Garth Bretherton, Procam

Venue

Arts & Heritage Centre
Old Town Hall, High Street
Baldock,SG7 6ARUnited Kingdom
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