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Events

STC Intercropping Workshop

11 October 2017

Intercropping Workshop with machinery demonstration at Stockbridge Technology Centre (nr Selby, Yorkshire). 0800-lunch (with optional machinery demo & tour) Stockbridge Technology Centre, Cawood, Selby, YO8 3TZ
BASIS Points will be applied for

Interested in intercropping and its potential benefits to crops and soil health? If so, you may want to attend this half day workshop to introduce the EU project DIVERSify, obtain farmer-feedback on intercropping experiences and advertise funded opportunities for farmers to become involved. There will also be an opportunity to view the equipment that STC have been using to establish strip-tilled cereals into clover understories, as well as visit this year’s clover/winter wheat plots.

Programme

0800: Arrival – tea coffee and bacon sandwiches
0830: Welcome and background – Dave George, STC
0850: Plan for the day – Jen Banfield-Zanin, STC
0900: Farmer presentation – Andrew Manfield, Manfield & Knapton
0930: Funding for project ‘Participatory Farmers’ – Dave George, STC
1000: Tea/coffee/biscuits
1030: Workshop Session Explained – Jen Banfield-Zanin, STC
1045: Workshop Session
1215: Questions and Answers
1230: Buffet lunch
1330: Optional Machinery & Technology demo by Manterra Ltd, followed by crop walk of STC clover living mulch plots
1500: Close

Places are limited. To book please email ‘david.george@stc-yorks.co.uk’: david.george@stc-nyorks.co.uk



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