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Benefits of cover crops in arable systems
Designed for
Individuals who are already growing cover crops or would like to include cover crops in the rotation. This course has been developed specifically for using cover crops in an arable rotation. For those seeking to deploy cover crops in vegetable systems please see PR26
Dates and locations
24th January 2018, Cambridge
£225 + VAT
One day classroom-based course
CPD points
12 BASIS points; 1 NRoSO points
Ron Stobart, Head of Farming Systems Research, NIAB TAG

 Classroom module (full day):

  • Types of cover crops and the reasons for growing them
  • Selecting and deploying the correct cover crop in arable rotations
  • Agronomic considerations when managing cover crops
  • Collecting and analysing data to assess the efficacy and value of cover crops
  • Assessing the impact of cover crops on subsequent crop yields and quality
  • Workshop session to discuss deployment and management of cover crops in arable rotations, in the context of participants own farming situation

Traineers are accreditated by ARTISParticipants receive an ARTIS Accredited Certificate