Report R026 **

Problem: Creeping thistle, Docks, Spear Thistle in arable & permanent pasture
Where: The Netherton Centre, Battle, East Sussex
When: November 2003
Status: Organic
Area: Unrecorded
Details: Speak to Farming Group & Demonstrate RIP

Talk & demonstrate to an Organic Farming Group. Principal problem expressed by group (mostly graziers), seemed to be Creeping thistle in pasture. L-D. demonstrated the removal of Docks & Spear thistle in a stubble field, and showed the chisel hoe at work. We discussed the possibility of an East Sussex Workforce, to be formed later (in June 2004)