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Course details

Syllabus
Improving Soil Organic Matter and Farm Carbon Management
Code
SW07
Designed for
Individuals looking to increase soil organic matter and sequester Carbon in the soil to achieve optimum and sustainable crop yields. The course will explore the tools available to calculate farm carbon footprints and show how results can be interpreted to help devise carbon reduction strategies
Entry requirement
An intermediate course best suited to those who are able to demonstrate some practical experience.
Dates and locations
26th February 2021 - Virtual course (six hours)
Price
£200+ VAT
Duration: 
Virtual course (six hours)
CPD points
BASIS applied for; 1 NRoSO point
Author: 
Dr Elizabeth Stockdale, Head of Farming Systems Research, NIAB & Becky Willson, Farm Carbon Toolkit
Content

Session 1
•    Agriculture and climate change
•    Sources Green House Gasses
•    Sequestration
•    Policies and incentives
Session 2
•    Storing more Carbon
Session 3
•    Carbon Calculators
Session 4
•    Energy and fuel use
Session 5
•    Fertiliser and Nitrogen use efficiency