Events from Hereford Rural Hub

There are still spaces available for three events coming up in early December:

“Cutting Pesticide use through healthier soils – Can you still get the yield?”

A visit to Trecorras Farm to see how pioneering farmer John Joseph has cut pesticide use whilst improving returns through a holistic approach to soil health. With John Joseph (farmer) and Ben Nott (Catchment Advisor, Wye & Usk Foundation)

Thursday 1st December, starting at 10am.

At Trecorras Farm, Llangarron, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 6PG.

Talks and a farm walk, followed by lunch (provided) and open discussion.

 Please notify of any dietary requirements, e.g. Gluten-free, when you book your place. (See below)

An Introduction to the new SFI Soil Standards”

 Monday 5th December, 2.00pm – 3.30pm

At Norton Canon Village Hall, Kitty’s Lane, Norton Canon HR4 7BW.

This workshop with Lucinda Lewis and Ben Nott (Wye & Usk Foundation) will cover what we know about the new SFI Arable & Improved Grassland Soil Standards, the application process and evidence keeping requirements including soil assessments/management plans.

Please book your place as soon as possible with Frances at Herefordshire Rural Hub.

To book for either of these events, please email: –      Tel: 01432 353465   When booking, please give your Holding Number or SBI number.



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