Reducing Inputs: An Integrated Approach

Reducing Inputs: An Integrated Approach
Tuesday 28 February 2023 - 10:30 to 14:30

Balbirnie Home Farms

Pitillock Farm

Freuchie Cupar

KY15 7JQ

Soil Association Scotland

Join Soil Association Scotland at Balbirnie Home Farms in Fife, where you will explore what a whole-farm, integrated approach looks like, hear about Balbirnie’s journey and the factors which influenced the move to an integrated approach.

They will highlight how practices such as reducing tillage, diversifying rotations and using cover crops have helped build soil fertility, boost biodiversity and increase farm resilience whilst reducing reliance on external inputs.


10:30am: Welcome and Introductions

11:00–13:00: Farm walk, discussion

13:00–14:00: LUNCH

14:00: Close

FREE and open to crofters, farmers and land managers. Booking is required.

Run by Soil Association Scotland with funding from the Scottish Government Knowledge Transfer Innovation Fund (KTIF).