Improving Soil Health - Developing tools for land managers 31 Mar 2015 10:00
A two day conference for scientists and land managers to discuss these issues:
• What are the characteristics of a healthy soil?
• Which measures of soil characteristics link to essential soil functions?
• Which measures indicate that soils have the capacity to maintain a good level of function despite
challenges arising e.g. from human use or climate change?
• How can we best communicate information about soils to support decision making by land managers? Location: The Wyndham Garden Grantham Hotel, Marston, Lincs Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org, (0)2476 574998 read more...
RWAS Spring Festival 16 May 2015
Come and visit us in the Small Holder Centre. We are helping to run the 10 Minute Talk Shop again, and the Welsh Grain Forum will be running workshops on using Welsh flour, featuring pizzas and cob ovens! Location: RWAS Showground Builth Wells read more...
Starting Up as a Sustainable Farmer and Grower 16 May 2015
This day-long course looks at what it takes to be a sustainable farmer and grower. If sustainable farming is something that interests you, this course will give you a chance to learn about what it takes to be a farmer, how to develop the skills needed to farm well, different models for acquiring land to farm, farm diversification and how to finance your venture. Run by Troed y Rhiw partners, Alicia Miller and Nathan Richards, it will offer some frank talk and insight into running a small-scale sustainable farm and point you towards organisations and initiatives that will help support your venture. A delicious vegetarian lunch using farm produce and refreshments are included.
Accommodation is available for courses in our converted stone barns.
£45 (VAT inclusive)
Location: Troed Y Rhiw, Llwyndafydd, New Quay, Ceredigion SA44 6BY Contact details: email@example.com 01545 560 475.
Including highlights of the Better Organic Business Links projects, and a new strategy for organics in Wales. Details to follow but save the date! Location: RWAS Showground Builth Wells Contact details: