Ripon Monitor Farm: Soil secrets with Joel Williams

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Wednesday, 15 November 2023

10:30am - 2:30pm

Bedale Hall, North End, Bedale, North Yorkshire


*Please note, this event is now fully booked.*

You are invited to join us for the first Ripon Monitor Farm meeting of the season with our host, Jonathan Fryatt.

We look forward to welcoming you to catch up on what has been happening at the Monitor Farm since we last met.

We will be joined by Philip Vickers, farm manager on Raby Estates, and Joel Williams, independent plant and soil health educator and consultant, to discuss how re-thinking your business through the lens of biodiversity can help unlock hidden potential.

Bring lots of questions and expect actionable, evidence-based advice and practical solutions that you can implement on your farm.

This event will benefit farmers across all sectors, from arable to beef, sheep and dairy.

This meeting will cover 

  • Power of biodiversity made simple – from soil biology to crop and sward diversification – what are the straightforward, practical steps we can next take on farm?
  • Soil assessments and plant nutrition – how an integrated approach can unlock farm profitability and business resilience. The role of the soil microbiome and nutrition in supporting defences and driving performance
  • Fertiliser strategy  unpicking the role of inorganic fertilisers and organic manures in crop and animal production and how to optimise uptake

Registration and refreshments will be available from 10:30am, and lunch will be provided.

BASIS and NRoSO points will be available for attending.

The event is free to attend, but spaces are limited, so please register to secure your spot and allow us to cater accordingly.

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