Arable Event

Highlights from the Arable Event 2019 from Be Bold Media on Vimeo.


We are back! The Arable Event returns on June 15 at Woodlands Farm, part of Bradford Estates in Weston Under Lizard on the Shropshire-Staffordshire border.

The Arable Event is the place to share knowledge and expertise, view extensive trial plantings and get hands-on experience of the latest farm machinery.

Trial plots, grown by Bradford Farming LLP in partnership with Syngenta and Wynnstay, will include winter and spring cereals and cover crops with regular tours on the day from specialists.

There will be demonstrations of the latest working farm machinery and a free moisture meter clinic run by Sinar Technology. Those attending the event will collect BASIS and NroSO points.

This year’s special focus is on wellbeing in the farming community with talks from mental health campaigners including Jude McCann, CEO of the Farming Community Network.

The Arable Events runs from 9am to 5pm with free refreshments, a programme and Arable Event cooler bag for visitors. Register for free entry which includes fast track entry and a free prize draw. 

This event is organised by Wynnstay and GrainLink to provide valuable information to our Arable farmers for the upcoming harvest and drilling season. We welcome all farmers to this event and it is one not to miss:

  • Regular trial plot tours
  • Speakers Tent  11am
  • BASIS & NRoSO points available
  • Trade stands from a range of agricultural businesses
  • Working farm machinery demonstration area 
  • Free refreshments and entry pack
  • Moisture Meter Clinic provided by Sinar Technology

 

This year welcomes back The Arable Event to our Woodlands Farm in Weston Under Lizard in June 2022. Now into its 8th year, the event has always been a popular day our for farmers and our local community, with over 1500 visitors and exhibitors in attendance the last time it was held in 2019.

Woodlands Farm is part of Bradford Estates and is operated by Bradford Farming LLP. Their ambition is to establish the largest regenerative farm in the West Midlands, with a vision to create a market leading agribusiness that focusses on sustainable farming systems. We also aim to become a centre of farming excellence, to help advance the understanding of these sustainable farming systems and practices.

The Arable Event is held on land that is mainly light sandy soils with a little body. The soils at Bradford Farming are a mixture of Grade 2 and 3 medium/heavy loams.

Cereals at The Arable Event will be grown for Wynnstay under the watchful eye of our Farm Manager Oliver Scott and Syngenta.

We hope you put this date in your diary and follow our Facebook and Twitter feeds for updates. If you are interested in booking a trade stand for 2022, please contact Emma Haselwood, by email: emma.haselwood@grainlink.co.uk or telephone 01939 210500.

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Woodlands Farm, Weston Under Lizard