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Growing Perennial Biomass Crops in the Midlands

February 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


February 28
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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RASE Centre
6th Street, Stoneleigh Park
Kenilworth, CV8 2LG United Kingdom
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Growing Perennial Biomass Crops in the Midlands: Benefits and Impacts.

Wednesday 28th February, 09:30 – 12:30 

(followed by complimentary lunch)

RASE Centre, 6th Street, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth CV8 2LG. 

This workshop is for those concerned with land use management in the area. Miscanthus & willow can diversify farm incomes & improve carbon storage, flood mitigation, & biodiversity in certain settings. 

Recommendations to increase biomass planting to meet UK carbon targets have implications for farmers. This workshop will provide information about the benefits &impacts of these crops to farmers &stakeholders. 

The workshop will present & seek feedback on:

  • The latest scientific evidence about the benefits & impacts of these crops
  • Local examples showing where best to grow these crops to optimise benefits &minimise impacts
  • Estimates of potential crop yields & income

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