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Course details

Syllabus
Benefits of cover crops in arable systems
Code
PR27
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.
Entry requirement
Accomplished practitioner
Dates and locations
Tuesday 14th February, 9.00am - 12.00 noon Wednesday 15th February, 9.00am - 12.30pm
Price
£215 + VAT
Duration: 
Virtual classroom; two 3 hour sessions
CPD points
10 BASIS, 2 NRoSO
Author: 
Nathan Morris, Farming Systems and Soils Specialist, NIAB
Content

Classroom module (full day)

  • Types of cover crop 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

Trainers are accredited by ARTIS

Participants receive an ARTIS Accredited Certficate

 

Syllabus
The trainer gave a very balanced view of the benefits and cost implications of cover crops.

Delegate from RH& R Paul