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Tue, 08 Nov



Improving Soil Health with Niels Corfield (Fermanagh)

Part of the NFFN NI: Farming for Resilience collection Join our Improving Soil Health workshop, led by sustainable farming expert Niels Corfield.

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Improving Soil Health with Niels Corfield (Fermanagh)
Improving Soil Health with Niels Corfield (Fermanagh)

Time & Location

08 Nov 2022, 09:30 – 17:00

Enniskillen, Upper Lough Erne Newtownbutler County Fermanagh, Enniskillen BT92 8AJ, UK

About the event

Do you want to know:

  • What makes plants grow strong and resilient to drought?
  • How to convert consolidated soil into friable topsoil that doesn’t saturate?
  • How to create the most beneficial environment for crops or stock?

Join our Improving Soil Health workshop, led by sustainable farming expert Niels Corfield. You will learn how to improve and monitor soil health on your farm for optimum crop and livestock performance.

You  will be introduced to how natural ecosystem processes affect your soil  and how you can work with these processes to improve soil health.  Crucially, you will learn about the important role soil biology plays in  crop performance, pasture health and farm resilience and what practices  can be used to support healthy soils.

NFFN are offering this course for free - usual price £100pp.

About this Event:

This  is a short course on the principles of soil health. Learn what the soil  health principles are and how their application improves and creates  soil crumb structure. The soil health principles work from large farms  to market gardens to bring real results.

This project is funded by DAERA's Environment Fund.

Full events schedule:

  • Farming for Resilience, Cookstown, Tuesday 25 October, 2 pm – 4 pm
  • Farming for Resilience, Antrim Hills, Wednesday 26 October, 1 pm – 3 pm
  • Improving Soil Health, Mount Stewart, Monday 7 November, 9.30 am – 5 pm
  • Improving Soil Health, Crom Estate, Tuesday 8 November, 9.30 am – 5 pm
  • Save the date: Sustainable Grazing, Friday 16 December
  • Save the date: Whole Farm Planning for Sustainable Agriculture, Tuesday, 10 January

View all events here.

Who is Niels Corfield?

Niels  Corfield has been working to deliver a truly regenerative food system  for over 15 years. He is an advisor, researcher, educator, designer  & tree nurseryman.

Working to create agroecological landscapes  and farms in the UK and Europe he is focused on systems that are low  maintenance and productive. He advises and consults on: soil health,  planned grazing, agroforestry, and whole farm planning. He helps  transition farm operations, through an inclusive/participatory approach.

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