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Strategic Farm Event: Improving grassland management – Nottinghamshire
July 5 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pmFree
Beef & Lamb Strategic Farms, part of AHDB’s wider inspiring farm excellence network, aim to demonstrate clear advances in on-farm productivity by monitoring performance and implementing best practice.
With 400ha of land down to grass, Joe stocks 330 Angus suckler cattle with youngstock taken through to finish, as well as finishing 200 Angus cross dairy stores per year. Joe aims to finish all of the youngstock from a purely forage based diet and therefore ensures high standards of grassland management is key. This event will be an opportunity to learn more about the strategic farm and in particular its key focus areas for grassland improvement. These areas include measuring and monitoring grass growth to plan grazing allocations and improving the existing grazing platform.
10.30am Registration/ tea and coffee
11.00am Welcome and outline of Strategic Farms
Amy Fawcett (AHDB)
11.05am Introduction to the farm and overview of grassland management
Joe Howard (Host farmer)
11:35am Current activity and progress as part of strategic farms
David Lyth (ADAS)
11:50am Farm walk
1.00pm Light lunch and questions
To register your FREE place ring the AHDB KE Events Hub on 01904 771212 or email email@example.com
*If you have any special dietary requirement please contact us as soon as possible