"Cream of Welsh Grassland" open day

"Cream of Welsh Grassland" open day

Courtesy of Andrew Owen and family, Pantygwiail Farm, Dihewyd, Lampeter

Andrew Owen is hosting a BGS and Federation of Welsh Grassland Societies (FWGS) open day and farm walk at 11am on Thursday 12th June, as part of the celebrations for the Mid Cardigan Grassland Society's 50th Anniversary.

Andrew won a host of awards in 2013 including the Welsh Grassland competition and Milk Hygiene competition. He was also a finalists in the BGS 'UK Grassland Farmer of the Year' competition and runner-up in the All Wales Clamp Silage competition.

Topics on the day:

  • Farm tour to view the award-winning 230 acres grassland & 130 friesian cows plus followers
  • "What makes a grassland competition winner?" - Heather McCalman, IBERS Grassland Development Centre
  • "The importance of quality forage production" - Dave Davies, on behalf of Genus Breeding
  • "Financing the future farming business" - Sian Williams, HSBC
  • "Investing for a return" - David Horton, Diversey (Deosan)
Click here to view the event flyer.

This event is a registered fund raiser for the Wales Air Ambulance, with visitors able to donate to this worthy cause on the day.

Basis points and DairyPro points are also available for attending the open day.


Free lunch provided but booking is essential. Please register by texting ‘MC50’ with numbers attending to 07826 484447, phone 02476 696600 or email rachel@britishgrassland.com by Wednesday 4th June

Cows grazing mown grass as part of Andrew's cut-and-graze system


Event Date: Thu, 12/06/2014
Event Time: 11am-3pm


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