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Do's & Don'ts - Soil & Drainage

Date: 21st November 2017

Location: Corrimony Farm, The Grange, Corrimony, Glenurquart, Inverness-shire, IV63 6TW

Time: 11:15 - 15:00

Cost: Free event and open to all

This meeting is open to any farmer or crofter interested in learning more about soils and drainage.

This meeting is part of the climate change focus farms programme. It is a free event open to any farmer or crofter interested in learning more about soils and drainage. The meeting will include discussions about agricultural drainage and potential grants available as well as discussions on soil sampling looking at what
works best and soil profiles identifying any potential issues.

Speakers

  • Derek Hanton - SAC Consulting
  • Gavin Elrick - SAC ConsultingFarming For A Better Climate logo

Topics for discussion

  • Soil profiles - identifying issues
  • Soil sampling - best practice
  • Agricultural drainage
  • Tyre pressures
  • Liming - requirements, timings & applications.

This meeting may include a farm walk, so sensible clothing and clean boots are essential.

Lunch is included as part of this meeting, to help with catering arrangements, you are politely asked to book your place by calling 01463 233 266 or by email to FBSInverness@sac.co.uk

You can read more about Corrimony Focus Farm and previous meetings here.



 Farming for a Better Climate is funded by the Scottish Government as part of the Farm Advisory Service (FAS). The Climate Change Focus Farm programme is supported as part of its Veterinary and Advisory Services (VAS) legacy activities

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