Tuesday 25 February 2020

Squab Hall, Bishops Tachbrook, Leamington Spa, CV33 9QB

10.45am – 2.00pm to include lunch

An event organised by the Arden Farm Wildlife Network.  Speakers are:

Mike Harrington – Soil Biology and Plant Health

Mike works for Edaphos, which is an agronomy based consultancy company with a specialist interest in soil health and the restoration of fertile growing systems.  They are dedicated to creating the solutions necessary to facilitate the best of farm system from organic agriculture and biodynamics to agroecology and to some of the most intensive growing systems in the world.  Their philosophy is to improve soil and plant health, whilst harnessing the soils stored resources to their full potential to achieve a healthy, well balanced system.

Dr Felicity Crotty – Recognising soil invertebrates and their importance for soil health

Felicity is a lecturer in soil science and ecology at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester and specialises in healthy soils and soil biology in both grassland and arable systems.

We will be outside for part of the day so please bring appropriate clothing and footwear.

To register your interest please contact Jane Hampson.