Agroecology: putting Conservation Agriculture into practice
Maximise profit, not mitigate losses
Lordington Park Agronomy, led by agroecologist Jonathan Holmes, is hosting a one-day training day on how to change farming practices to conservation agriculture and maximise gross margin. This is the first in a series of training days, to include farm visits.
Jonathan Holmes is a BASIS approved trainer. NRoSO and BASIS points points are available at this workshop.
Speakers will also include Precision Decisions, the farming service provider with vast agronomic and practical experience, and Sumo UK, the leading manufacturer of innovative agricultural machinery for cultivation, seed drilling, strip-tillage and zero-till establishments.
Topics covered on the day:
- How soils function
- The benefits of Albrecht soil analysis
- Plant and soil interaction: reduce input costs & increase profit
- Case studies of problem soils
- Introduction to carbon capture sequestration
WHEN: Thursday 13 February 2020, 9:30am to 4pm
WHERE: The Kilnwick Percy Resort & Golf Club in Pocklington
- Bacon roll on arrival
- Finger buffet lunch
- Biscuits & pastries in the afternoon
- Coffee & tea
Discounted accommodation is available to attendees.
The Kilnwick Percy Resort & Golf Club offers log cabin style holiday lodges and spacious hotel room hire options in peaceful surroundings in the Yorkshire Wolds.
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Director, Precision Decisions
Sales Director, SUMO