Crop and plant health

integrated seed drill on stubble

Field Lab: Cultivating soil health, Fife – A Soil Association event

Cultivating Soil Health We will be going to a new site for this field lab at a farm in Fife. Cereals have been directly drilled into a green manure, &...

Butterfly on a flower

Field Lab: Good Green Manures, Alloa – A Soil Association event

Green manures should be good for your crops and your soil.   Green manures – do they make enough of a difference to justify their cost?  And which ones work...

smooth meadow grass

Field Lab: Grass Seed Mixes, Selkirk – A Soil Association event

What grass seed mixes work best? We will be comparing some off-the-shelf grass seed mixes with more bespoke mixes suited to local conditions.  We’ll look at both quantity and quality...

Venues: Near Selkirk Event Tags: Central, South, and South east Topics: Crop and plant health
Flooding at a gate

Improving Drainage and Soil Structure for Healthier Soils – Kilmarnock

Good Soil Structure & Drainage Having good soil structure and drainage is essential to grow grass. Yields can be significantly reduced with compacted waterlogged soils. This meeting will aim to...

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Farming & Water Scotland – Langholm Show

We will be attending Langholm Show this year – held at The Castle Holm, Langholm. Visit the Farming and Water Scotland stand to hear how other farmers have reduced diffuse pollution risk and how...

Farming & Water Scotland Stand at AgriScot

Farming & Water Scotland – AgriScot

We’re heading back to AgriScot this year – held at Ingliston, Edinburgh Visit the Farming and Water Scotland stand to hear how other farmers have reduced diffuse pollution risk and how it has...

Two tractors ploughing in evening sun

Farming & Water Scotland – Scottish Ploughing Championships

We will be attending The Scottish Ploughing Championships this year – held at Crimond, Fraserburgh. Visit the Farming and Water Scotland stand to hear how other farmers have reduced diffuse pollution risk and...

Goats

Farming & Water Scotland – Scottish Smallholder Festival

We are returning to the Scottish Smallholder Festival– Scotland’s largest smallholder event, celebrating the best of Scottish smallholding, growing and craft. Visit the Farming and Water Scotland stand to hear how other...

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Farming & Water Scotland – Yarrow Show

We will be attending Yarrow Show this year – held at Philiphaugh, near Selkirk Visit the Farming and Water Scotland stand to hear how other farmers have reduced diffuse pollution risk and how it has...

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Farming & Water Scotland – Kelso Ram Sales

We will be attending the 2017 annual Kelso Ram Sales. Visit the Farming and Water Scotland stand to hear how other farmers have reduced diffuse pollution risk and how it has benefitted their farm...