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STC Sustainability Conference 2019: ‘Growing in the Green’ 24th June 2019, 1000-1530

STC Sustainability Conference 2019: ‘Growing in the Green’
24th June 2019, 1000-1530, Stockbridge Technology Centre, Cawood, YO8 3TZ
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Interested in recent R&D on how we can grow crops into living green understories? If so, you may want to attend the above conference, funded as part of STC’s ongoing work into clover ‘living mulches’. There is no charge for this event, but places are limited. To book yours please contact Emma Duffin (emma.duffin@stc-nyorks.co.uk).
Agenda
1000: Arrival and refreshments
1015: Welcome and background – Dr Dave George, STC
1030: The benefits of ‘Plant Teams’ – Dr Rob Brooker, James Hutton Institute
1050: Industry engagement with Intercropping – Speakers from LEAF/ORC
1110: Tea/coffee/biscuits
1130: ‘Growing in the Green’ with clover – Neil Fuller
1200: Current clover projects at STC– Dr Dave George, STC
1220: Commercial clover cropping: A farmers perspective – Andrew Manfield, Manterra Ltd and Heslesskew Farm
1240: Open questions
1300: Lunch and networking
1400: Machinery & Technology demo by Manterra Ltd and CHAP Ltd
1445: Clover plot tour with Dave George, Andrew Manfield and Neil Fuller
1530: Close / optional tour of the CHAP Vertical Farming Development Centre with Dr Rhydian Beynon-Davies (STC) to see ‘polyculture under protection’

Sustainability Conference ‘Growing in the Green’ 24th June 2019, 1000-1530, Stockbridge Technology Centre, Cawood, YO8 3TZ (0 downloads)

Vote now for the Ikea Gardening will Save the World garden

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Save the Date – ProCam Open Day

7 June 2019

Cawood Demonstration tours and Variety Trials Open Day

Bayer Field day

Date: Thursday, 6 June 2019 Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Stockbridge Technology Centre, Cawood, YO8 3TZ

Meet your local
Bayer Technical Team

Highlights include:
Weed screen. Discuss grass weed issues with Bayer team.
Variety plots. Wheat and barley. Latest breeding stock.
Wheat and barley plots. Over 50 current and development
varieties.
History of wheat breeding. Featuring 50 of the key varieties
from the last 100 years.
Fungicide developments.
Sugar beet project.
easyFlow. Demonstration of a closed transfer sprayer unit.

Trials will be signposted,
just follow the arrows

Stockbridge featuring in the Financial Times

https://on.ft.com/2SRDail