Farm water management (SFIN)

19 September 2013 10:00 - 19 September 2013 14:00

Pittarthie Farm, Anstruther, Fife

This is a half-day event looking at effective and innovative farm water management, on an award-winning farm which successfully combines wildlife conservation with a productive and sustainable farming business. We will discuss a range of topics and see practical examples of:

  • Runoff capture and filtration using ponds & wetland areas
  • Field corner filter areas
  • Seasonal grazing of wetland areas
  • The myriad benefits of planting (and managing) trees & hedgerows
  • Available support and associated challenges

There will also be time for discussion over coffee and cake. As this event runs over lunchtime please bring a packed lunch.

This event is free of charge to farmers and growers, and £40 to others. Please note that places are limited as group size will be restricted, therefore booking is required. Download a booking form [doc, 226 kb]

For further information please call Colleen on 0131 666 2474 or email cmcculloch@soilassociation.org

This programme is supported by the SRDP Skills Development Scheme, Duchy Originals Future Farming Programme, Forestry Commission Scotland and Zero Waste Scotland.



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