Calcium Conference 2023

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The Calcium Conference returns for its fifth year on Thursday 9th November. This year, we are hosting the conference as a hybrid event at the Wychwood Park Hotel in Crewe, with live streaming access for remote attendees.

Fertilisers and Soil Conditioners

Calcium Conference 2023

This event will take place on Thursday 9th November. In-person registration and networking is open from 9:00 am, with online live streaming starting at 10:00 am.

About the Calcium Conference

Calcium plays an integral role in soil and plant health; strengthening a plant’s cell walls, protecting against diseases, and playing a crucial role in soil structure. Despite these benefits, it is often overlooked by the agriculture industry.

Join our industry experts as we explore:

4 BASIS points will be available for both online and in-person attendees.


Morning Session: 9:00 am – 12:00 am

Registration & NetworkingLKAB Minerals9:00 am
Welcome & Morning IntroductionArj Parekh10:00 am (online event begins)
Calcium’s Relevance to UK AgricultureMark Tripney
How Analysis Can Help Farming to Understand Calcium LevelsSajjad Awan
The Importance of CalciumAndy Aspinall
Q&A Panel DiscussionMark, Sajjad & Andy
Talk from the Farming Community NetworkGeorgina Lamb
LunchLKAB Minerals12:00 pm

Afternoon Session: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Afternoon IntroductionMark Tripney1:00 pm
Optimising Soil Nutrients and Calcium on a Dairy FarmGary Thompson
Calcium’s Role in the Soil and it’s Place in Agronomic RecommendationsJames Warne
Calcium’s Place in Regenerative Farming and Carbon CaptureMichael Kavanagh
Q&A Panel DiscussionGary, James & Michael
Closing RemarksMark Tripney
End of EventLKAB Minerals3:00 pm

How to join the Calcium Conference

Whether you plan to attend in-person or online, you can reserve your place here. Please be aware that our in-person event has limited space, so register in advance if you wish to attend the Calcium Conference at Wychwood Park Hotel.

For online attendees, we will be hosting this event on Zoom. If you have not received an email confirmation with your access details, please email

Wychwood park venue for Calcium Conference 2023

The Venue

This year's in-person event is being hosted at the Wychwood Park Hotel & Golf Club, Weston, Crewe, CW2 5GP.

What will you learn about?

Our speakers will cover various topics on farming, soil, and nutrients. These topics include calcium’s relevance to UK agriculture and how analysis can help farming to understand calcium levels. We will also cover the role of calcium in soil and fertiliser recommendations.

Additionally, you will have a chance to learn how to optimise soil calcium and nutrients on a dairy farm, and calcium’s role in soil and its place in agronomic recommendations and regenerative farming and carbon capture.