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Garfield Weston Foundation

The Elizabeth Creak Charitable Trust




The Princes Countryside Fund

Weighing up pig farmers

14 June 2016

What does the average pig farmer weigh? The answer is 86.06 kg (13st 7lb 12oz) if the sample of producers attending the British Pig and Poultry Fair is anything to go by – proving, perhaps, that there are no longer...

Boron deficiencies shouldn’t be overlooked

07 June 2016

By Jez Wardman Boron is generally an overlooked micronutrient; it is often thought that only brassicas have a boron requirement and wrongly assumed to be less important for cereals and other crops in the rotation, however it is essential for all...

Increase your potato yield by up to 8%

07 June 2016

By Natalie Wood It is important to maintain a green leaf canopy for increasing the tuber size. Maintaining that green canopy for longer will ensure that photosynthesis continues efficiently and increases the yield. The potato is inherently inefficient at utilising soil...

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Farm Walk with Soil Farmer of the Year Runner Up- Iain Tollhurst

08 July 2016; Farm Walk
Hardwick Estate, Pangbourne

Come along to this farm walk to find out more about how Iain grows organic vegetables and safeguards his soil.

‘Sensor Technologies – Their Potential to Transform the way we Farm” 30-minute presentation

17 September 2016; Seminar
Newbury Showground, Thatcham

‘Sensor Technologies – Their Potential to Transform the way we Farm” 30-minute presentation at the Royal County of Berkshire Show.

Midlands Machinery Show

23 November 2016; Industry Events
Newark and Nottingham Showground,

Save the Date! Innovation for Agriculture are pleased to be presenting on Soil Biology on 23rd November 2016 at the Midlands Machinery Show this year.

Tillage, No Till, Cover Cropping

24 November 2016; Seminar

Save the Date! Further information to follow.

Soil Biology & Tillage, No Till & Cover Crops

06 December 2016; Seminar
Newbury. Location TBA.,

Further details to follow. December date to be confirmed.

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