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Innovative Arable and Mixed Farming Systems for a Sustainable Future

Date: 28th October 2019

Location: Oatridge Campus, Ecclesmachan, Broxburn EH52 6NH

Time: 09:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free

Hear the latest practical innovative and sustainable research for arable and mixed farms funded by Scottish Government.

farming landscape

Ideas on how we can support the environment alongside sustainable food production.
The meeting will feature new research on:
• Healthy soil management to retain yield
• Minimum tillage
• Importance of encouraging insect pollinators
• Rotational crop advantages
• Mixed cropping

The afternoon workshop will discuss the future direction of research and sustainability with an interactive farm model.

There is no charge for this event but booking is essential. Please contact Paul Hargreaves to confirm: Paul.Hargreaves@sruc.ac.uk or 01387 263961.

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