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Duchy College, Organic Studies Centre, Cornwall: Coswinsawsin Farm

{Facility} Duchy College, Organic Studies Centre, Cornwall: Coswinsawsin Farm. Facility Leader(s): Burke, Jane; Roderick, Steve and Harris, Paul, Organic Studies Centre, Duchy College, Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall, TR14 0AB, UK.

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Online at: http://www.organicstudiescornwall.co.uk/demofarm.asp

Summary

25 ha field vegetables and cereals. Stockless rotation based on potatoes, brassicas, cereals, fertility building legumes. Fully organic since 2001. As well as being a commercial and demonstration farm, Coswinsawsin also provides the venue for many of the controlled field trials conducted by the Organic Studies Centre. For example, recently there have been trials comparing a range of novel legume crops as well as variety testing and spacing trials of both organic cauliflower and potato crops. At the Rosewarne Campus also glasshouse and laboratory resaerch facilities exist. The Organic Study Centre runs on-farm trials, monitoring and technology transfer programmes throughout Cornwall in SW England.


EPrint Type:Research facility description
Type of Facility:Experimental farm
Keywords:experimental farm, vegetables, cereals, potatoes, brassicas, legumes
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Farming Systems
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Vegetables
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication > Technology transfer
Research affiliation: UK
UK > Duchy College
Related Links:http://www.organicstudiescornwall.co.uk/homepage.htm
Location:Coswinsawsin Farm, Duchy College, Rosewarne, Cornwall, SW England
Deposited By: Defra, R&D Organic Programme
ID Code:6611
Deposited On:17 Jan 2006
Last Modified:20 Aug 2009 14:29

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