Zero-carbon farming: Malmesbury Monitor Farm

Past Event - booking closed

Mon, 03 February 2020

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Mayfield House Hotel, Crudwell, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

SN16 9EW


About the farm

Roger Wilson farms in partnership with his brother Peter at Lower Odd Farm in Wiltshire. They have 170 ha owned land plus 10 ha rented grassland. The arable rotation is flexible, incorporating winter wheat, oilseed rape, spring beans, winter and spring barley as well as grass leys. All crops are dried and stored on-farm. The farm has a beef herd which are fed home-grown cereals. Key challenges for the farm are the threat of ryegrass, inconsistent bean yields, rape establishment, pyrethroid resistance and managing the farm’s heavier soils. During the three years of the Monitor Farm programme, Roger would like to address topics including succession, soil management and the evaluation of variable rate fertilisers.

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If you have any questions about this event, please contact us using the details below.

E philip.dolbear@ahdb.org.uk

T 07964255614


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