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Sustainable Soil Health Management in Vegetable Production Webinar

Event Time 7pm
Venue Online
Webinar on Sustainable Soil Health Management in Vegetable Production, hosted by the Teagasc Horticulture Development Department.

This webinar on Wednesday, 3rd March at 7pm will focus on:

Sustainable Soil Health Management in Vegetable Production

This meeting will focus on the specific challenges for field vegetable production on soil health. It will help growers understand how they can measure soil health and what they can do to protect and improve soil health on their farm.

Dermot Forristal, senior researcher at Teagasc Oak Park, will discuss ‘The impact of mechanisation/cultivation systems on soil structure and crop performance in arable/vegetable rotations’

Mark Plunkett, Teagasc Soils specialist, will discuss ‘how you can measure and improve the health status of your soil’

The panel will also be joined by Agronomist and farm manager David Thomas from Riveira Produce in Cornwall in UK who will talk about how the cultivation technique of ‘Strip Tilling’ is been widely adopted in the production of brassicas and other vegetables on their farm.     

 

This is the third webinar in the Teagasc Vegetable Webinar Series following the ‘Teagasc Carrot Fly Webinar’ and the ‘Teagasc Brassica Webinar’, which are available to view here

If you have any questions or you wish to receive IASIS points for this webinar, please contact; Eoin.Sweetman@teagasc.ie