Monitor Farm walk: Downpatrick

Past Event - booking closed

18 June 2019

10:30 AM - 4:20 PM

Meadow Farm, Marshallstown Road, Downpatrick, County Down

BT30 8AH

Join the Downpatrick Monitor Farm, hosted by Richard Orr, for a farm walk and review of the year.


Registration with refreshments

Welcome and review of the winter meetings

Michelle Nuttall, AHDB

Farm update

Richard Orr, Downpatrick monitor farmer

Farm walk

-        Cropping around the farm: wheat, hybrid rye and potatoes

-        Current rotation

-        YEN entry including crop management, seed rates, plant counts, tiller counts and ear counts discussion

-        Establishment/cultivation try out plots (including soil test results, cost of production and display of kit)

-        Effect of cultivation on compaction including infiltration tests


Cover crops group discussion

Richard Orr, Downpatrick monitor farmer and Michelle Nuttall, AHDB

Winter meeting programme and close

Michelle Nuttall, AHDB

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