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Improving Soil Health in Arable Systems - Part 1 - Online Course

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Improving Soil Health in Arable Systems - Part 1 - Planning - 2x Afternoons - Online Farming Course

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Transition your arable or mixed farming operation into a regenerative agriculture system using the soil health principles.

Course Outcomes

• Reviewing and analysing your successes/failures in the season

• Finding more ways to implement soil health principles in your management operations

• Using amendments & foliar nutrients to enhance plant performance/photosynthesis

• Design your own cover crop mixes

• Design a composting system for your operation

• Review/critique of crop rotation in practice

Content

• Plant nutrition & plant health

• Soil nutrient balancing, amendments and mineral applications

• Monitoring plant health: Brix testing, sap pH

• Selecting & using lab testing: soil minerals, base saturation

• Building soil organic matter, foliar/sap analysis

• Composting systems & upcycling manure resources – applied theory

• Review of your season so far, with feedback from group and tutor

• Data gathering & monitoring review

Eligibility

• Any individuals that have completed our Soil Health & Regenerative Agriculture for Farmers – Fundamentals Course

Who is this Training Suitable for?

• Farmers & Arable Growers

• Graziers, herdsmen & shepherds

• Landowners

• Farm & estate managers

• New entrants

• Ecologists & advisors

Tools & Technology

• Field Margin app - https://www.fieldmargin.com/

• Soilmentor app - https://soils.sectormentor.com/

Niels Corfield Biog

Niels Corfield has been working to deliver truly sustainable food and farming systems for more than 15 years. He is a researcher, adviser, educator, designer and tree nurseryman.

He has 12 years’ experience teaching adults and is formally trained in Holistic Management and Regenerative Agriculture Design.

On a mission to create regenerative landscapes and farms in the UK and Europe, Niels focuses on agroecological systems that are low maintenance yet productive.

His clients include:

Southanan Estate,

Fir Farm,

Fosse Tillery Farm,

Devon Wildlife Trust,

Anglian Water,

High Weald AONB,

Catchment Sensitive Farming,

Soil Association Scotland.

Soilmentor Access

When enrolled you will be given complementary access to a Soilmentor account for use on the course, for: recording soils observations and sharing data with the tutor, for feedback and analysis on session 2.

Offline Viewing

All sessions will be videoed and made available to you offline, for you to watch again, or to view if you miss the live session.

Discounts Codes

Available for: PFLA & AONB High Wealth Farm Cluster Members

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