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To Plough or Not to Plough

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Tractor and equipment in field

Workshop Description

We farmers have been ploughing for more than 5,000 years. It’s time for a change!

In this workshop we will give you the latest research information out of Europe. We will discuss the benefits and the problems, we will show new machinery, especially for organic growers, big and small. Machines for perfect stubble work, 100% shallow cutting and intelligent weed control. To plow or not to plow, that is our question.

Topics covered will include:

  • why stop ploughing
  • why keep on ploughing
  • the best of both worlds
  • the art of harrowing
  • skills and sensitivity= quality
Harrow
Disturbed soil
Equipment in a sunflower field

Speaker: Jos Pelgrom

Jos Pelgröm, born on a farm in 1955 and organic farmer since 1980.  Part-time Manager in organic agriculture organizations for more than 30 years, and currently a Manager at [email protected] since 2016.

Jos Pelgrom