Grain storage and diversification: Warrington

Past Event - booking closed

7 March 2019

10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Clifflane Farm, Cartridge Lane, Warrington, Warrington


During this session together with Bill Basford we'll be looking at grain storage options including the diversification of existing buildings on the farm.

We'll start at Robert's farm, before moving on to Grappenhall Ex Servicemens Club, Chester Road, Grappenhall, Warrington WA4 2QG, at around 12 noon.

About the farm

Robert Cross is a partner in a family farm with his father John and grows over 280ha of combinable crops on a seven-year rotation. He grows wheat, barley, oats, spring beans and oilseed rape in the Warrington and Knutsford areas of Cheshire. Robert is keen on improving soil structure and organic matter as well as establishing greater understanding of the oat and oilseed rape yield barriers. He currently serves on the North West Combinable Crops Board for the NFU as well as co-ordinating the Debate and Speechmaking Competition for Cheshire YFC.

For more information contact AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Knowledge Exchange Manager Michelle Nuttall on or 07778 143404.