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Park Farm, 1 Villa Rd
Impington, Histon, Cambridgeshire CB24 9NZ United Kingdom
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September 2019

Ruminating on the Role of Digestate in Managing Healthy Soils

September 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
NIAB Park Farm, Park Farm, 1 Villa Rd
Impington, Histon, Cambridgeshire CB24 9NZ United Kingdom
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Investment in digestors across the UK has brought benefits of managing waste, generating energy on-farm, and generating a home-grown fertiliser and soil conditioner. Yet rigorous, quantitative analysis of the benefits to soils from digestate application are lacking. We will discuss the outputs of a 2-year Innovative Farmers project designed to investigate the impact of digestate application to soils, and the role of cover crops in improving efficacy of digestate by helping retain nutrients, maintain soil organic matter and ensure ease…

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