Soil, Muck & Money (FPSF)

07 November 2013 09:30 - 07 November 2013 15:30

Elphin, near Ullapool

A practical day looking at soil and grassland management and making best use of FYM.

Speakers include James Bretherton, AgScope  and  Richard Huxtable, SAC.

The day will also include a visit to a nearby croft.

The event is free of charge to crofters, growers and land managers and £60.00 plus VAT to others.

Places are limited and booking is essential so lunch and resource packs can be provided.

Click here for a booking form.

For further information please call Lyn Matheson on 0131 666 0847 or email lmatheson@soilassociation.org

With support from SRDP’s Skills Development Scheme & QMS



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