BGS Research Conference 2020

BGS Research Conference 2020

26th— 27th  March 2020
DoubleTree by Hilton, Reading M4 J10

The 13th BGS Research Conference will focus on the topic of multi-species swards.  With a number of large-scale projects currently underway in the UK and across the EU, this is currently an enormously topical area of research. The conference will provide a venue for presentation and discussion of recent results from research on multi-species swards, as well as an opportunity to learn from farmers and advisors with experience of establishing and managing multi-species ‘herbal leys’. 

The themes will cover a broad range including:

  • aspects of drought and flooding resilience
  • soil fertility and structure
  • forage nutritive value
  • animal health benefits
  • grazing and sward management and monitoring
  • the use of multi-species swards in arable rotations
  • Visit to CEDAR

Booking opens 13 January 2020 and closes on 6 March 2020.
Full conference delegate fee (including conference dinner and accommodation):  BGS member £255, non-member £315, student £195
Day rates (includes lunch): BGS member £80 per day, non-member £110, student £45
Early booking advised due to limited rooms available at conference rate.

Click here to book your place at the conference.

Call for Papers

Please submit a 2 page summary indicating if you wish to present a Theatre or Poster paper.
Instructions to authors are available here.  All papers must be emailed to by 7 February 2020.

CPD Points are available for attending this conference.







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