Soil and improving field drainage

24th June 2016

Santon Bridge village hall (CA19 1UY)

Friday 24th June 10.30am—2.30pm Lunch provided

Field drainage is important for productivity, with good management it can reduce soil losses and improve animal health too. Come along to this free event to get independent advice on ditch management, field drains, what may be causing waterlogging and how to assess for soil compaction.

Speakers:

Neville Pearson - Soil and water engineer - field drains, ditches and the importance of soil structure in drainage

Bob Timmins - Catchment Sensitive Farming- summary of funding opportunities in our area.

Chris West - West Cumbria Rivers Trust - how can the trust help?

Followed by field walk by kind permission of Messrs Nanson

Booking essential for lunch provision contact Chris West 07496590987 chris@westcumbriariverstrust.org or Karin Crofts 07528724077 karin@westcumbriariverstrust.org