Soil Health - The Life Beneath Your Feet
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Soil Health - The Life Beneath Your Feet

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Hannington Village Hall

Hannington Tadley

Basingstoke

RG26 5TZ

United Kingdom

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Join Stephen Briggs, Innovation for Agriculture's Soil & Water Manager for two days of interactive workshops on soil health biology, including a unique opportunity to examine the life beneath our feet under a microscope.

10:00hrs - 15:00hrs (approx finish)

Tea & coffee from 09:30hrs - lunch provided

Day 1: 7th December 2016

Understanding Soil Health | What is healthy soil? Why is structure important? What role does soil health play in crop nutrition? Soil as a habitat.

Soil Biology | What is it? Why is it important? What impact does farming have? How can we help it thrive?

Practical Soil Health | How can we avoid damaging our soils? How can we build soil health?

Measuring Soil Health | What do we want to measure? What tests are available and what do they tell us? When should we test?


Day 2: 8th December 2016

Farm Walk with Tim May at the Kingsclere Estate | Restructuring a farming business to put soil health at its core.

Soil Biology Under the Microscope | A unique opportunity to examine soil life under the microscope.


FREE TO ATTEND

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Organised by Innovation for Agriculture and The Newbury & District Agricultural Society

Sponsored by the Englefield Trust

www.innovationforagriculture.org.uk

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Hannington Village Hall

Hannington Tadley

Basingstoke

RG26 5TZ

United Kingdom

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