North Conference

McGregor Farms, Coldstream, Scotland

12th November 2019

South Conference

Russell Smith Farms, Duxford, England

14th November 2019

Following the success of our inaugural event in 2017, Soils In Practice is returning for two one-day conferences on Tuesday, 12 November 2019 at McGregor Farms, Coldstream, Scotland and Thursday, 14 November 2019 at Russell Smith Farms, Duxford, England. Soils in Practice provides a platform for those in the agricultural industry to discuss the latest advances in soil fertility and best practice in soil management. Register now for the opportunity to learn more about how to manage soil health back on your own farm.

Farmers Weekly brings together experts and industry professionals from across the UK agricultural sector for the Soils in Practice conference. The aim of the event is to help farmers understand some of the practical steps that can be taken to measure and promote soil management in a sustainable farm setting.

Experts will present interactive theoretical and practical sessions on topics including: understanding biological agriculture, compaction, soil management and pest mitigation techniques, cover crops and organic matter utilisation.

Soils in Practice 2019 tickets will go on sale in June 2019. If you have any questions or would like to know more about the event please visit the contact us page.

Why you should attend

  • Farm visit – receive hands-on experience by visiting one of the UK’s top farms to hear how they are overcoming genuine soil management challenges
  • Leading experts – gain critical insights and guidance from expert speakers, farmer case studies and research organisations
  • Networking – meet like-minded colleagues from across the UK and share best-practice solutions and ideas for soil fertility
  • Practical sessions – interactive sessions looking at soil management with experts out in the field
  • Demo plots – Visit live demo plots at the event to hear the experts discuss everything from compaction and infiltration rates to measuring soil emissions
  • Exhibition – Explore the new exhibition area to meet with suppliers on the latest products and methods on soil health