Tue, 09 Nov|
Carbon Farming - GREAT DISCOUNT 60%
Two-day course exploring the economic and ecological benefits of Carbon Farming
Time & Location
09 Nov 2021, 09:00 – 17:00
Shipton-under-Wychwood, Station Rd, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton OX7 6BJ, UK
About the Event
Would you like to reduce your demand on artifical inputs, increase your margins and sequester carbon in your soil?
In this course, led by The Carbon Farm's Glyn Mitchell, you'll learn how different farming practices influence the carbon cycle, for good or for worse, and what you can do to turn your farm into a carbon sink. We'll take a look at beneficial practices that help sequester carbon and explore the different value of carbon credits, how to measure and monitor soil carbon, and ultimately what it takes for you to transition your farm to a Carbon Farm.
- On Farm Carbon Cycles and how systems influence a carbon positive/negative farm
- On farm carbon sinks
- Practises and processes of farming carbon
- Different values of carbon credits
- Managing, monitoring, and measuring carbon as carbon credits
- Next steps to becoming a Carbon Farm.
Ticket price includes refreshments and a nutritious and seasonal lunch at FarmED.
About the facilitator - Glyn Mitchell of The Carbon Farm
Glyn Mitchell is a Soil Food Web qualified microbiologist, composter, and soil steward. Glyn supports all growing systems to make soils naturally healthy and fertile and has extensive experience in supporting farmers deliver profitable/nutrient-dense produce. Glyn is author of The Soil Carbon Code, which is designed to reward holistic farmers who manage to increase levels of soil organic carbon by adopting effective soil regeneration strategies. Glyn has presented at Groundswell and regularly lectures on holistic farming and soil regeneration practices across the UK.
The Carbon Farm is a proud partner of 4 per 1000 and the Sustainable Soil Alliance
Get a GREAT Price
Farmers in Gloucestershire can receive £150 off the total ticket price. Just choose a 'GREAT Project Participant' ticket. You will be asked for evidence of farming in Gloucstershire.