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NOTS – Green Manures & Cover Crops Masterclass

Join iconic organic market gardener Jim Cronin for a 2-day Masterclass in Green Manures & Cover Crops on his farm in Co Clare in 2024.

Green manures are the “The Underestimated Green Revolution“, and this course will cover the key topics and techniques around green manures and cover crop establishment. You will cover the different green manure types such as vetch, buckwheat, and their individual merits. Also covered will be sowing rates, sowing methods, and the development of the crop.

The course will be held in-person on Jim Cronin’s farm near Killaloe, Co Clare. This is the first time this course has been run by Jim, and we are expecting a big demand – sign up to secure your place.

Course Information:

  • Dates: Day 1: Wednesday May 29th / Day 2: Wednesday July 10th
  • Times: 10.00am to 4.30pm each day
  • Venue: Jim Cronin’s Farm, Ballyknavin, Bridgetown, Co Clare
  • Trainer: Jim Cronin
  • Cost:  €100 when you sign up through NOTS

Course Content / Topics:

  • Different types of Green Manures
  • Vetch
  • Buckwheat
  • The individual merits of each crop
  • Sowing rates
  • Sowing methods
  • Crop development
  • Care of the crop, and more.

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