Along with 150 other UK food and farming charities, TMAF belongs to an umbrella charity. Graham Jellis, the Chair of AgriFood Charities Partnership explains the ongoing role of charities providing much-needed support to education and agricultural research.
We are delighted to support a range of investigations by the research work of PhD students. TMAF-supported PhD student Joe Martlew explains the work he is doing to diagnose and treat subsoil compaction in his research ‘Quantifying and alleviating deep-seated compaction in arable soils’.
TMAF Farm Manager David Jones explains why he jumped at the chance of a refresher in statistics and new insights to field experimental design.
After the successful completion of this year’s TMAF-supported John Forrest Memorial Award Communication Skills course for regional agri-professionals we have pledged to co-fund another course, in January 2020.
There has never been a more important time for agri-professionals to build and use better communication skills.
The Felix Thornley Cobbold Agricultural Trust and The Morley Agricultural Foundation again for 2019 are jointly funding another communication skills training course.
In Autumn Morley Farms and Agrovista embarked on a project to compare different cover crops in the same field. With help fro Randell Agriculture we used a Cultivating Solutions strip tillage Machine and Vaderstad Tempo to establish sugar beet. This report is what we did and how we did it. Then the results compare yields…