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The Wonders of Woodchip

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The Cross Barn

Odiham

RG29 1JX

United Kingdom

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This workshop will explore some of the many practical uses of woodchip on farms. Including the management of on-farm resources for woodchip. We will explore and learn about different ways to use woodchip on a farm; including as a soil improver, woodchip compost, animal bedding and as a source of fuel. The day will finish with a tour of the Hampshire Woodfuel Cooperative’s woodfuel hub at Down Farm (http://downfarmodiham.co.uk/biomass-woodchip/).

Draft agenda

10.00 arrival and coffee

10.30 introduction

10.45 - 12.30 presentations and discussions around the uses of woodchip and on farm production

Uses of woodchip:

  • Soil improver, mulch/ compost
  • Livestock bedding
  • Fuel

Woodchip for fertile soils farmer updates on ramial woodchip trials

Production of woodchip on-farm

12.30 Buffet lunch and move to Down Farm for a tour of the wood fuel hub

14.30 Finish

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The Cross Barn

Odiham

RG29 1JX

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