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Nutrient Wise Demonstrations Autumn Programme - Wednesday, August 15, 2012

As the Nutrient Wise Demonstration series is coming into its final year, this season we have decided to set up demonstration plots around the South West to look at specific questions that have been raised at events held at the main demonstration site in Devon over the past 3 years. 

Events are being planned for the Autumn / Winter of 2012.  All events are FREE to attend and are in the most part practical farm based workshops. 

BGS & SilAC to host baled silage workshop in September - Thursday, July 26, 2012

BGS Silage Special Interest Day, September 11th, Wiltshire

BGS and the Silage Advisory Centre (SilAC) are joining forces to discuss how to make the most of big bale silage, on September 11th in Wiltshire.

 Results from the National Baled Silage Farm Survey conducted by SilAC found wide variation in practice and success across the UK.

PhD Studentship at SAC - Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Managing the impact of grassland on nitrous oxide emissions through improved understanding of soil microbial communities

Making the best of your grazing and soil management - Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Making the best of your grazing and soil management - EBLEX

BGS on Facebook and Twitter - Monday, July 16, 2012

Don't forget that you can now follow BGS on Facebook and Twitter, bringing you more up-to-date information on activities at BGS and within the wider community, of all things grass and forage related.

Last chance to enter National Grassland Management Competition - Thursday, June 7, 2012

The deadline date for local grassland societies in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland to enter a candidate into the regional round of the National Grassland Management Competition is tomorrow, Friday 8th June.

International Grassland Congress 2013 - Tuesday, June 5, 2012

International Grassland Congress,Sydney 15-19 September 2013

This is the last chance for authors to submit their abastracts if you wish to be considered for an oral presentation at IGC 2013.

Please visit the link below for more information:

More information on IGC2013 will be posted on the BGS website over the next few months.

SWSGS Dinner postponed - Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The South West Scotland Grassland Society were due to celebrate 50 years with a Jubilee Dinner on Thursday 31st May in Dumfries.

67th AGM Draft Minutes - Tuesday, May 22, 2012

BGS 67th Annual General Meeting minutes (draft)

Held at Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton, Devon on Sunday 3rd July at the 2011 Summer Meeting

Change of venue for Grassland UK - Tuesday, May 8, 2012

For any of you planning on heading to Shepton Mallet for Grassland UK on Thursday, please note that there has been a change of venue due to the recent heavy rainfall.

The event will be moving from Bridge Farm and Bagborough Farm to the adjacent Bath and West Showground. The popular seminars, tradestands and regular features of this event will continue as normal but the machinery demonstrations will no longer take place, however the machinery will still be on display for viewing.


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