Successful Maize & Grassland Management - East of England

This event has been organised by Natural England

Oct. 19, 2017: 10:00:00 - 13:00:00 | ADAS Boxworth, Battlegate Road, Boxworth Cambridgeshire, CB23 4NN

maize, grassland, crop, harvest, soil, arable.

Successful Maize & Grassland Management

 

Date and Time: Thursday 19th October 2017 – 10.00am to 1.00pm
Venue: ADAS Boxworth, Battlegate Road, Boxworth Cambridgeshire, CB23 4NN

 

 

These practical events will cover the key factors involved in getting the most from your maize / grassland crops whilst minimising environmental issues such as compaction, soil erosion and runoff.  Presentations inside will be followed by practical a demonstration outside so bring wellies & a coat.

 

 

• Maize variety selection appropriate to your site & to achieve your target harvest date
• Cultivations & consideration of drilling dates to give your maize the best start
• Crop nutrient planning for grass & maize including the RB209 update – what to apply & when
• The importance of good soil structure & management to optimise grass / maize yields
• Methods to remediate poor soil structure in grassland & arable land – what to do, when & how

 

 

How to book:
Places are limited.  Please book your FREE place via
Telephone: 08453 713399, or email: bookings@adas.co.uk
When booking please give your name, address, phone
number, CPH & SBI number

 

 

If you would like to find out more about the event or Catchment Sensitive Farming in your area and what is on offer, please contact: Robert Camps 07717 432932 or email: robert.camps@naturalengland.org.uk