Thursday, 12 September 2013

1st Anniversary of Visitors Centre

On Wednesday the Allerton Project was host to a number of invited guests to celebrate the 1st anniversary of our visitors centre. Organised by Dr Alastair Leake and chaired by Hugh Oliver-Bellasis, Vice Chairman of the Trustees, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Our guest presenters included;
Dr. Lydia Smith –NIAB TAG
Richard Barnes – Game Cover & Conservation Crop Sales Manager, Kings Seeds
Bill Jordan MBE, Chairman, Conservation Grade

Rob Simpson – Managing Director, BASIS
Graham Hartwell – Stewardship Manager, BASF
Stewart Goldie-Morrison – CEO, the Country Trust

Rachel Crisp – The Women’s Institute

Sylvester Cheung – Sylvester Cheung Architects Ltd & ProHelp

Anniversary Group

Tour took in recycling, renewables and biobeds

Discussion on the transition to direct drilling

Richard Barnes and Phil Jarvis on the merits of different cover crops.

Dr Chris Stoate explains how soil and nutrients need containing on farm.
(Photos by kind permission of Morag Walker GWCT)

 Many thanks to all our guests and visitors and we look forward to many more anniversaries.

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