Welsh Soils Discussion Group Spring Meeting

Event date: 
Friday, April 20, 2018
Event venue: 
Medrus Room, 3 Penglais Campus, Abersytswyth, United Kingdom
Event description: 

Please note change of location: Meeting will now be held at above address - see  3 Penglais Campus, Abertystwyth

The Welsh Soils Discussion Group are pleased to announce their Spring Meeting in Aberystwyth on Friday 20 April.  

BASIS CPD has been accredited to this meeting at a total of 4 points (3 Environment + 1 Personal Development).

We would really like you to join us for an interesting and enjoyable day (see details below) so sign up and save the date!

 AGENDA:

10.00            Arrival and refreshments

10.30            Start

10.30            Policy / Research / Student updates/ Hot issues

10.50            Dr Martin Lukac (Reading University): Soil biodiversity, why pay the insurance money? Saving   money through soil management.

11.20            Rachel Lewis-Davies (NFU Cymru): Soils: what information and help do farmers need?

11.50            Dan Evans (Lancaster University): Soil erosion: How many harvests do we have left?

12.20            Dr David Robinson (CEH Bangor): Soil diversity and habitats, GMEP and soils in Area  Statements.

13.00            Lunch: please bring your own lunch - tea and coffee provided

13.30            James Cooke (Welsh Government): Soils, land quality and suitability – update on the Predictive ALC model.

14.00             Professor Richard Lucas (Aberystwyth University): Use of Earth Observation to identify Welsh soil properties.

15.00             Discussion     

15.30             Close

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  • The event is free for members
  • Non-members are requested to pay a nominal fee of £10. 

Refreshments will be provided, however please bring your own lunch.

BOOKING FOR THIS MEETING IS NOW CLOSED

 

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