Horticulture

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Wales’ favourable climate and fertile soils are the perfect combination for cultivating horticultural crops, from potatoes and vegetables to soft fruits and orchard fruits.


In this section:

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Nutrient Management Planning

Considering your grassland and crop regimes, addressing soil and nutrient management and managing farmyard manure is essential if you are aiming to run a business with top performing results

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Projects

On-farm projects and trials focus on, the integration of new technology and/or new approaches to management. Raising standards of on-farm efficiency by decreasing inputs and increasing outputs with the aim of looking at ways to increase profitability

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Advice

Our Advisory Service provides expert, independent, confidential and bespoke advice to farm and forestry businesses

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Wales Master Soils

Would you like to improve your soil management? Increase your forage production or reduce your fertiliser usage?

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Soil Temperature Map

Information, advice and guidance on soil temperature, grassland management and optimum times for applying fertiliser.
Data for the Soil Temperature Map is provided by Natural Resources Wales. Data is collected daily and the map is updated every morning.  

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Mentoring

Matching experienced farm and forestry mentors with mentees, providing 15 hours of one-to-one support to help you meet business, technical and business objectives

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Skills & Training

Develop your skills, develop your confidence- you’ll soon find new ways to develop your business

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Management Exchange

Learn from best practice by visiting other successful businesses in the EU and/ or visiting delegate

EIP
European Innovation Partnership

Providing support to projects which show innovation in linking research with farming or forestry practices

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Agrisgôp

Your opportunity to join like-minded business people, who meet regularly to share challenges, develop ideas and support each other through change. 


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