Ian Robertson

Ian Robertson


Ian has a lifelong involvement in all things soil, growing up on an organic farm, working in various roles helping farmers understand their soils , his present role is  Head of Soils for Hutchinson’s. Over the last 20 years Ian has developed the most detailed soil test , which is widely used throughout the UK and Europe, allowing farmers a greater understanding of how best to manage their soil. Ian works across all sectors of agriculture building long term relationships between himself farmer and their soil.

Grassland: Back to Basics

Barenbrug Grass Tent

Whether you’re an old hand at grassland matters, or thinking about introducing it to your rotation, this session promises something for everyone. How do you prepare a field for grass? When should you drill? What’s the best way to manage a new ley? How do you maintain an established pasture? What’s the secret of good […]