Events

Farm walkThe Soil Association continues to provide dedicated training events for farmers and growers across the UK, as well as providing technical support to other organisations and alerting Soil Association members about relevant non-Soil Association events.

Through our training events and wider services we aim to inspire and support new entrants to enter organic agriculture, to provide practical work-based training through our Future Growers Scheme, as well as ongoing professional development for more established organic practicioners.

NTS Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture

04 November 2014

Grange Court, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 8NL

Don’t miss this four-day seminar led by internationally acclaimed nutrition specialist, Graeme Sait, with co-presenter, leading biological agronomist, Joel Williams. Learn cutting-edge strategies to ...

ADBA Farmers’ AD Introductory Meeting Exeter

04 November 2014

St Olaves Hotel, Mary Arches Street, Exeter EX4 3AZ Wyke Farms BA4 6NX

ADBA Farmers’ AD Introductory Meetings are free-to-attend events and offer farmers who are looking to diversify their businesses an introduction to anaerobic digestion. AD can provide farmers with on...

Field Lab: Reducing on farm greenhouse gas emissions

05 November 2014

Caplor Farm, Fownhope, Herefordshire, HR1 4PT
Host website: www.caplor.co.uk/contact-us/
 

Background Information Participants will be guided around some practical on farm activities that reduce the host farm's Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and will explore a further range of potential op...

Getting the most from Farm Woodland (SFIN)

05 November 2014

Ruthven Farm, Glenlivet

A chance to take part in a practical morning and tour of Ruthven Farm where farmer Jim Simmons will explain how his business stands to benefits from planned, newly planted and established woodlands, ...

ADBA Farmers’ AD Introductory Meeting Cambridge

06 November 2014

The Maid’s Head, Wicken CB7 5XR Barway Farms CB7 4TF

ADBA Farmers’ AD Introductory Meetings are free-to-attend events and offer farmers who are looking to diversify their businesses an introduction to anaerobic digestion. AD can provide farmers with on...

Field Lab: Testing Herbal repellent (Stopmyasis) on sheep to prevent fly strike - Meeting 2

07 November 2014

Robert Hyde, Manor Farm, Wool, Dorset, BH20 6DB

The Duchy Originals Future Farming Programme involves farmers across the country in developing innovative techniques and best practice, aimed at improving productivity, quality and environmental perf...

Field Lab: Does grazing chicory reduce internal parasites in sheep? Meeting 2

10 November 2014

Roundhill Grange Farm, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 8HD

The Duchy Originals Future Farming Programme involves farmers across the country in developing innovative techniques and best practice, aimed at improving productivity, quality and environmental perf...

ADBA Farmers’ AD Introductory Meeting Shrewsbury

18 November 2014

Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Shrewsbury SY2 6ST Reaseheath College CW5 6DF

ADBA Farmers’ AD Introductory Meetings are free-to-attend events and offer farmers who are looking to diversify their businesses an introduction to anaerobic digestion. AD can provide farmers with on...

ADBA Farmers’ AD Introductory Meeting Penrith

19 November 2014

North Lakes Hotel, Penrith CA11 8QT Linstock Castle Farm CA6 4PZ

ADBA Farmers’ AD Introductory Meetings are free-to-attend events and offer farmers who are looking to diversify their businesses an introduction to anaerobic digestion. AD can provide farmers with on...

National Soil Symposium

25 November 2014

St Johns Hotel, 651 Warwick Rd, Solihull, West Midlands B91 1AT

Save the date for our National Soil Symposium. More details to follow here...
Page 1 of 2First   Previous   [1]  2  Next   Last   

Notes from 
 previous events

New futures in farmland ownership

The final day of our Access to land events looked at land ownership, how we can make it stack up economically and how communities in France have taken real ownership of their land and food supply thr...

Financing farmland acquisition

Day two of our Access to land events took us to Triodos Bank where we explored current developments in community ownership of land in the UK and Europe. Various tools and models for financing farmlan...

Access to land for farming: land partnerships and legal arrangements

This one day workshop looked at land partnerships, a new approach which encourages landowners and land entrepreneurs to work together to open up land for new businesses. The day brought together Soil...

Low carbon farming event (Kent) - 'Moving towards low carbon farming'

The Low Carbon Farming project events moved to Kent during the sunny week in late May with a sucessful day at Commonwork Farm, Bore Place. The morning session was held in the farm's 'low carbon' conf...

Low carbon farming event - Practical measures to reduce farm emissions

The 2012 programme of low carbon farming events took off with a one day event held in Sydling, near Dorchester. A well attended day, packed with interesting talks and a great farm tour of Sydling Bro...