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Fertility Building legume ley mixtures

Event Date : April 3, 2014

Fertility Building legume ley mixtures: a farmer-led DOFF Field Lab

This, the first meeting of the field lab will be held at Reading University farm, Sonning Farm, Charvil Ln, Sonning, Reading, RG4 6TH

This Duchy Originals Future Farming Programme field lab, facilitated by ORC’s Mark Measures will focus on:

  • Increased forage yield for sheep and cattle
  • Improved nitrogen fixation and release to following arable crops
  • Resilience to variable environmental conditions
  • Benefit for bees and other pollinators
  • Prepare for new Defra support for diverse mixtures in 2016
  • Discuss what mixtures might suit your farm

You are welcome to attend all three meetings, if you are interested do try to get to this first introductory meeting and at least one of the others in Cambridgeshire and Cirencester.

Places are free, but spaces will be limited so do book as soon as possible. More information and to book, click here

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