Reducing the use of synthetic herbicides is good for the environment and farmers' bottom lines. What different methods of tackling weeds are available and how do they work in different situations?
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A public meeting to introduce the field lab and do a practical demonstration of the latest weeder prototype.
13.30 Complimentary lunch
14.00 Introduction to Innovative Farmers and the Electrical Weeding Trial
14.15 Introduction to Windmill Hill Fruit Farm
14.30 Travel from Harewood End Inn to Windmill Hill Farm (by bus).
The address for Windmill Hill Farm is Windmill Hill, Harewood End, Hereford HR2 8JS
14.45 Visit trial site including demonstration of Rootwave machine.
16.00 Return to Harewood End Inn car park (by bus)
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AttendedAt this meeting growers will get to see the latest prototype version of the tractor powered weeder in action. Learnings from last year's trials have driven design changes.
13:00 Welcome and complimentary sandwich lunch at Harewood End Inn
13.30 Introduction to Innovative Farmers and the Electrical Weeding Trial to date
14.00 Travel from Harewood End Inn to Windmill Hill Farm
14.15 Visit trial site including demonstration of latest electrical weeder prototype.
Windmill Hill FarmVIEW ON MAP