Arable Scotland 2021

Arable Scotland 2021
Posted by Arable Scotland
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 11:00 AM
Until: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 08:00 PM
(Adjusted for timezone: Europe/London)

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Start: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 11:00 AM
End: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 08:00 PM

Arable Scotland

Arable Scotland

Jun 29, 10:00AM to Jun 29, 8:00PM BST

Now in its third year, Arable Scotland aims to bring together the key players in food production from farmers to distillers and exporters to demonstrate and discuss key industry issues such as innovative and sustainable farming.

Following the success of the inaugural event, this year's Arable Scotland is happening online and will major on alternative crops and new markets.

Register here:

The programme for the day is as follows:

11:00 am: Opening and welcome video – highlighting the latest research and featuring input from Hutton, SRUC, AHDB, SEFARI and the Farm Advisory Service.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Arable Conversations: Markets and Current Drivers – led by Chris Leslie (AHDB).

1:00 - 2:00 pm: Arable Conversations: Integrated Pest Management - Deriving the Benefits - led by Fiona Burnett (SRUC).

4:00 - 5:00 pm: Arable Conversations: Sustainable Rotations Integrating Cover Crops with Cash Crops - led by Tracy Valentine (James Hutton Institute).

6:00 - 7:00 pm: Arable Conversations: Net-Zero - Making Carbon Pay - led by Ken Loades (SEFARI).

In between each session attendees will have the luxury to network and visit exhibitor booths.

We look forward to seeing you all on 29 June!

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The event organisers are Arable Scotland, supported by the James Hutton Institute.

By registering as a presenter or delegate for Arable Scotland 2021 you give us permission to contact you about the event, post event evaluation and any future Arable Scotland events. Your information will only be used by Arable Scotland and the James Hutton Institute for these purposes.

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The personal information you provide us will be used by the event organisers to help organise and evaluate the Arable Scotland 2021.

Details will be stored in accordance with the United Kingdom’s Data Protection Act 2018. The information you provide us on registration will not be shared with third parties except in the following necessary ways:

1. Name, email address, organisation and talk details will be published in the event programme, which will be distributed to all delegates and published online.

2. Name, email address, organisation will be held for the purpose of keeping you informed about the planning of the event.

3. Name, email address, organisation will be kept for the purpose of administering the post event evaluation survey who will present the full report to the event organisers.

4. Name, email address, organisation will be held for the purpose of informing you of future events which may be of interest to you.

5. By request of law enforcement agencies bearing a warrant for the detection and prevention of crime.

If your details change after registering for the event, we encourage you to notify us of any changes by emailing [email protected] so we can update your details.

You can request a copy of all details we have stored about you in relation to the Arable Scotland 2021. Please email [email protected] with any requests for a copy of your records.

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Rejuvenating swards: Which option is best?

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Written by Brian McDonnell

Maintaining grass quality during mid-season grazing is important. Farmers can maintain quality by entering ideal grazing covers of 1,300 – 1,500kg DM/ha, and grazing down to a residual of 4cm every rotation.

If you are now in a situation where cows are not cleaning out paddocks as well as they should be, leading to the development of steamy grass within the sward, here are some options.

Common options for rejuvenating swards include:

  1. Take a silage cut, probably into bales, remove the material and start again with the aftermath...