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New Arable Horizons Seeks Vision for Soil Science

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20.01.2017
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Cultivation practices designed to preserve soil quality and environmental resources
Cultivation practices designed to preserve soil quality and environmental resources

The second in the series of pioneering Farmers Weekly Arable Horizon lectures, in association with Syngenta, presents a vision for The Future of UK Soil Science.

Utilising innovative live feed digital streaming, you can now get a seat for this unique event that brings together the leaders in science and research with practical farmers and agronomists - from the comfort of your own office, living room or even the tractor seat.

Arable Horizons - Soils

Presented by Professor Wilfred Otten, Professor of Soil Biophysics, Cranfield Soil and Agrifood Institute, along with Syngenta soil science project leader, Robin Oliver, this Arable Horizons lecture lifts the lid on the innovations set to deliver the much-needed advances in soil science and technology.

Find out how developments such as new sampling techniques, fresh approaches to tilling and advanced soil management strategies could limit degradation, and make the future of farming more secure.

The event takes place at Rothamsted Research Centre, Harpenden on 26 January, starting at 5.30pm.

But you can login to YouTube now, and set your browser alert to make sure you get a front row seat. Click here or on the image below now.

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Find out more about the Arable Horizons events here.

You can catch up now on the inaugural Arable Horizons event here - and watch Dr Alison Bentley, director of genetics and breeding at NIAB, explore the technological breakthroughs being made in agricultural crop breeding and genetics - and how these advances will affect the lives of UK farmers in the future.