Forage will be theme of Herdsman's Conference

Forage will be theme of Herdsman's Conference

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

This year's National Herdsman's Conference recognises the importance of forgae, naming the theme as "The Forage Factor!" for the event taking place 10-11 April at Harper Adams University. Organisers, NMR, encourage herdsmen from all systems to benefit from the cows ability to turn forage into milk, highlighting that profitable production comes from maximising yeild from forage.

The conference will include a mix of presentations and practical sessions at the Sansaw Estate Farm, with contributors coming from around the world.

Speakers include; Jonathan Huxtable from Zinpro, Per Thielgaard of Vitfoss, Mike King from RABDF, Rob Watkins of Advanced Nutrition, Jonny Duncan from Willows Vet Group and LKL Herd Manager Richard Evans.

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