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Less is More: Managing Water Quality on Farm - Leicestershire event: 4th Dec 2019

Cover Crop Trial - Allerton_39857

Date:  Wednesday 4th December 2019

Time:  10.15am – 1:15pm  (Lunch will be provided)

Venue:  Arthingworth Village Hall , Kelmarsh Road, LE16 8JZ. Farm walk by kind permission of Dallas Burston Estates Ltd

Nuffield Scholar and farmer Andrew Howard has reduced his fertiliser and pesticide inputs on farm by 40% whilst retaining his yields. Come along to hear how he achieved this using intercrops, no till and cover crops, and:

  • Hear how responsible use of pesticides will help safeguard products and the farmed environment for the future and reduce your chemical costs from Anglian Water advisers Georgina Wallis & Joanna Pollock
  • Keep up to date on changes to the Water Abstraction Licences from Adam Glassford of the Environment Agency
  • Learn how CFE is Championing the Farm Environment

FREE lunch will be provided following the walk, please advise of any dietary requirements

Warm clothing and suitable footwear advised for approx. 2 mile walk

Please look out for direction signs for parking

NRoSO & BASIS CPD points available

Booking is essential. Please contact your Leicestershire & Northamptonshire CFE Coordinator: Louise Richmond on 07713 333192 or louise@eastmidlandsFWAG.co.uk by Wednesday 27th November​


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