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Potato Days 2024 at Nocton Estate

Dyson Farming, Nocton Estate, Nocton nr. Lincoln LN4 2GR UK

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Potato planting at Nocton May 2024.

Dyson Farming, Nocton, Lincolnshire, LN4 2GR

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About Dyson Farming

Dyson Farming has 35,000 acres of farmland covering Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire, West Berkshire, Somerset & Gloucestershire. They produce 35,000t wheat, 9000t spring barley, 15,000t potatoes, 9000t vining peas, and 100,000t energy crops. Amongst the 173 people employed in the company, there are agronomists, farm managers, researchers, engineers, technical data analysts, and commercial specialists, all working toward the aim of growing the future of sustainable agriculture by transforming categories through reinvigorating the value in better tasting, healthier food, grown in harmony with the environment. Investing in practical innovation and the development of people is key to their approach.

Creating a nourishing environment for our food and farming system is at the heart of what we do. From soil health to hi-tech agronomy and cutting-edge cultivation techniques to quality assured livestock adding valuable nutrients back to the land, we are committed to a long term, regenerative model that leaves a positive land legacy.

For more information visit Home – Dyson Farming

Potato planting at Nocton May 2024.

Area for Potato Days UK 

  • about 22 Ha

Demo crop information.

  • previous crop(s): Group 1 wheat and maize
  • variety: Daisy
  • ground preparation:
    • ploughed
    • prepared using Väderstad Top Down high intensity multipurpose cultivator
    • bedformed using a Grimme GF bedformer
    • destoned using a ScanStone 5-Webber destoner
  • planting dates / equipment: planted 10-11 May 2024 using a Grimme GB330 belt planter.
  • agronomy: TBC

Ground

  • Area – approx. 12 Ha
  • Grade: 2 soil
  • Inclination: very low to none

Potato planting at Nocton May 2024.

Last soil sample date07/04/2022
P Index2.00
K Index2-
Mg Index3.00
pH7.41
OM % LOI3.60
SOC1.60

Climate

Rainfall and temperature 2023

Solar radiation 2023

SHOW INFO
EVENT TIMINGs
LOCATION
QUICK LINKS

Wed 4 Sept 2024
08:00-17:00
Thur 5 Sept 2024
08:00-16:00

07:00 Car park opens
08:00 Event opens
10:00 Live field demos begin

Nocton Estate
Nocton
nr Lincoln
LN4 2GR

SHOW INFO

Wed 4 Sept 2024
08:00-17:00
Thur 5 Sept 2024
08:00-16:00

EVENT TIMINGS

07:00 Car park opens
08:00 Event opens
10:00 Live field demos begin

LOCATION

Nocton Estate
Nocton
nr Lincoln
LN4 2GR

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