Grassland Books to Purchase

Grassland Books to Purchase

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

BGS has in stock, two essential and fantastic new books available for purchase.

Improved Grassland Management, New Edition                                                                                                       John Frame and A.S Laidlaw

First published in 1992, this new and fully updated and revised edition will be of enormous value to grassland farmers, agricultural consultants and extension/advisory officer, as well as agricultural, land use and applied biology students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It covers all aspects of grassland management and is of particular relevance to the UK and Republic of Ireland, although the principals discussed apply to all temperate grassland zones. Written in a reader friendly advisory style, it can be read and understood without an in-depth technical or scientific knowledge.

Available at BGS Members £23, non members £28

Grassland Management for Organic Farmers                                                                                                           David Younie

This invaluable and comprehensive book is a practical manual on all aspects of organic grassland management and presents down-to-earth advice backed up by scientific explanation. It is aimed primarily at organic farmers, agricultural students and organic advisors and consultants. However, it will also be useful to the ever increasing number of non-organic farmers wishing to move towards a low carbon, clover-based grassland system. The author discusses making the most of clover and soil nitrogen mineralization, the role of herbs and the efficient recycling of manures. He also covers reducing weed invasion, clean grazing systems for worm control, efficient grazing and conversation, and minimizing the environmental impact of grassland.

Available at BGS Members £18, non members £23

Both books can be purchased through our online shop or by contact the BGS office on 02476 696600. Postage is included in the above price.

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