Spring Farm Walks 2019

Spring Farm Walks 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

BGS, AHDB Dairy and LIC

Working together to bring you the 2019 spring farm walks

Growing grass, growing success


9th April 2019 - Ripon, North Yorkshire

By kind permission of JH Nicholson and Partners
Hosted by Colin and Sean Nicholson
Castiles Farm, Ripon, North Yorkshire

Topics to be covered: Transition to autumn block calving; Grass management (grazing, deferred grazing); Forage management – multi-cut silage; Breeding the right cow.

For more details of the Ripon farm walk, click here.

30th April 2019 - Nevern, Pembrokeshire

by kind permission of Douglas Paterson and Rex Paterson Farms Ltd.
Hosted by Peter and Barbara Cozens, 
Trellyffaint, Nevern, Newport, Pembrokeshire

Topics to be covered: Autumn block calving - the simple way; Managing the people 'jigsaw'; Maximising the benefits of the easy-care cow; Utilising grass simply, both grazed and silage.

For more details of the Pembrokeshire farm walk, click here.

This event is free to attend but pre-registration is required for catering purposes
Register by emailing
ke.events@ahdb.org.uk or phone 01904 771218


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