South Holland Growers Club

Online information for growers

Meetings for the 2014/2015 Season

Meetings are held at the Whaplode Manor Hotel, PE12 8AZ, approximately 1.5 miles NW of Holbeach on the A17.
Meetings commence at 7.30 pm.

Full details are posted here as they become available.

20th October

A talk on Training and Grandfather Rights by Lorna Howitt and Alan Knight.

3rd November

Flood Risks and Water Level Management in S Holland. Nick Morris from Welland & Deepings IDB

17th November

HDC Lily and Stock Tour: report by Lyndon Mason.

1st December

Understanding Soils and Soil Analysis by David Stainton. An HDC meeting.

15th December

AGM and entertaining talk by Kate O'Shea.

5th January 2015

Ten Basic Principles for Improved Nursery Performance by Peter Bingham, Managing Director Kingfisher Nursery Ltd, specialist heather growers of Gedney Hill, Spalding

19th January

Highs and Lows of employing EU labour. Legislation update. Debbie Hough, Chattertons.

2nd February

Land Rentals and Values, and the effect of Green Energy. James O'Brien of Brown & Co. Joint meeting with the NFU.

16th February

After SPS, Greening, Cross-compliance etc. Simon Fisher. Joint meeting with NFU.

2nd March

Possible visit to Spalding Gentleman's Society.