Course details

Improving Soil Organic Matter and Farm Carbon Management
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
15th February 2024, Online
£215 + VAT
Virtual classroom (six hours)
CPD points
6 BASIS and 6 NRoSO
Dr Elizabeth Stockdale, Head of Farming Systems Research, NIAB & Becky Willson, Farm Carbon Toolkit

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

The speakers were great and conveyed a clear enthusiasm for the subject matter. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable trainers, excellent course.