Event Date : February 19, 2014
For farmers, growers, advisers, certification officers and researchers
The workshop will be held at the Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall near Newbury, RG20 0HR
Nutrient budgeting is an important tool to support rotation design, cropping plans, manure management and fertilizer use on organic farms.
IOTA and ORC have collated the most up to date nutrient input and output data for organic farming with SAC and have developed the only nutrient budgeting (NB) tool specifically for organic farming.
The workshop will include:
Course cost (lunch included):
Please check information on discounts below before booking.
You can also register directly and pay by cheque, BACS or credit card by contacting Gillian Woodward.
If you are 26 or under, resident in Berkshire and training (student/apprentice) to or starting a career in agriculture, you may qualify for one of our Gordon Palmer Memorial Trust bursaries. Please do NOT complete the on-line registration form, but e-mail Gillian Woodward with details of your address, age and circumstances to check eligiblity.
Eligibility includes producers and employees of producer groups, supply chain businesses, direct retailers, small consultancy businesses, but not multiple retailers, government departments, agencies or public bodies including universities. Participants must be living/working in England.
This project has been supported through the Rural Development Programme for England, which is jointly funded by Defra and the European Union
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