Head Grower at Abbey Home Farm a 1600 acre Mixed Organic Farm in Gloucestershire, grows 80 different crop lines of vegetables and fruit on 15 acres, including Glasshouse, Poly tunnels, Intensive Market Garden, Field Scale Veg and a Silvo-Horticultural agroforestry system.
Andy will give a full in depth guide to integrating Cover crops and Green Manures into a Horticultural System and the role they can play in Soil Health, Nitrogen fixation, Pest and Disease management, Recycling nutrients, Alleviating compaction, PreventingSoil Erosion and Managing Weeds.
Also detailed look at –
- When to sow?
- What to sow?
- How to sow.
- Good establishment.
- How to manage.
- When and how to terminate and incorporate.
- The particular importance of Green Manures and Cover Crops in field scale veg production.
Webinar: Green Manures and Cover Crops with Andy Dibben
Tuesday 17th January, 2023 at 4pm-5pm | Zoom