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Tyres, Traction and Compaction Workshops

24 January 2019


Dear all,

Please join us on 24 January for a workshop where we'll be looking at tyres, traction and minimising compaction.

The workshop is a half day - please book onto the morning or the afternoon session (same programme for both):

Morning Session

Thursday 24 January 2019
Time: 09:00 - 12:30
The Barn, Fenside Road, Warboys, Cambs, PE28 2XR
Afternoon Session

Thursday 24 January 2019
Time: 12.45 - 16.30
The Barn, Fenside Road, Warboys, Cambs, PE28 2XR

Programme for both workshop sessions.

A half day workshop, produced jointly by AHDB and Catchment Sensitive Farming.  The workshop will cover:

  • Tyre choice: latest tyre technology explained
  • How to balance weight, ballast and pressures
  • Improve traction and work rates, save fuel
  • Reduce damage to soils/minimise costly subsequent corrective cultivations/improve yields
  • With Bill Basford, Independent Mechanisation Specialist
  • Machinery costings with Harry Henderson, AHDB
  • Practical weigh cell demonstrations with Neil Sharman, Trelleborg

This event is free to attend and BASIS and NRoSO points will be available for attendees. The morning session will conclude with lunch and the afternoon session starts with lunch.

Please register so we can plan catering accordingly.  Due to the popularity of this event, places will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Book using the links above or e-mail: or call/text: 07387 015465.

Please bring suitable warm clothing for the practical session, which will be outside.

In the event of adverse weather close to the venue AHDB will contact you, at latest by the evening before, if the meeting needs to be cancelled.

I look forward to seeing you on 24 January.

Kind regards,

Teresa Meadows
AHDB Knowledge Exchange Manager - East Anglia
07387 015465