AHDB Grass Research Day 29th June

AHDB Grass Research Day 29th June

Friday, June 24, 2016

Join AHDB and NIAB for this event to hear about the practical outcomes from recent research projects from the UK and Ireland.

NIAB Headley Hall, Headley Hall Farm, Spen Common Lane, Tadcaster, LS24 9NT

Wednesday 29th June 2016

10.30am – 3.00pm


10:30 – Arrival, registration, tea and coffee 

10:50 – Welcome 

11.00 – Form groups to tour each station: 

  1. Why use the Recommended Grass and Clover List? – Peter Burgis (NIAB-TAG) and Liz Genever (AHDB Beef & Lamb)
  2. How do grasses and clovers respond to low nitrogen levels? – Jo Matthews (NIAB)
  3. Plans for crop nutrient management review – John Williams (ADAS)
  4. The value of mixed swards – Bridget Lynch (University College Dublin)
  5. The benefit of deeper rooting grasses and clovers – Heather McCalman (IBERS)
  6. The impact of soil compaction – Paul Hargreaves (SRUC) 

12:25 – Lunch 

13:25 – Re-form groups to visit the rest of the stations 

14:50 – Round up at last station 

15:00 – Event ends / Depart

To register your FREE place ring the AHDB Beef & Lamb events office on 01904 771211 or email brp.events@ahdb.org.uk


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