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Do long term cover crops improve soil health? AND much more!

Chuck on some clean boots and come along to our FREE Forthside Vegetable Research Farm Open Day!

Catch-up on the latest research trial updates, speak with the researchers and hear from leading agronomists AND get out on the farm to see the wide range of trials in progress.

Ample parking – lunch is provided. Please wear clean boots – foot baths will also be provided.



09:30 am:  Registration

10:00 am:  Welcome

10:15 am:  Resilient cropping systems: some ingredients  – Professor Adrian Newton (James Hutton Institute)

11:00 am:  Poppy downy mildew update – Dr Jason Scott (TIA)

11:20 am:  13 years of cover crop and rotation history – what does this do for our soil health? – Dr Robert Tegg (TIA)

11:40 am:  Panel discussion: Leading growers chat with researchers and agronomists on the value of crop rotations and cover crops

12:10 pm:  Spray Drone Demo – see it fly!

12:30 pm:  FREE BBQ Lunch and Industry trade show

Forthside Farm Walk