BGS Regular Events

BGS Regular Events

 In 2019 BGS will be holding many of our regular events and activities. Please keep up-to-date through our website calendar, members e-newsletter and social media feeds.

BGS will also be out and about at many of the shows and local events. 


Summer Meeting

Three-day study tour, usually in early July, to see the strengths and problems of grassland in a different region each year with visits to grass farms and research institutions.


Two or three days on specialist grass and forage topics or targeting particular groups:  The Research Conference series, every second year, welcomes young researchers presenting their first talk or poster. 

Special Interest days

Focused discussions with highly topical and sometimes controversial speakers to challenge your current ways of thinking, e.g Red Clover, Haylage, Horse Grazing.

Farm walks

Visits to leading grassland managers farms to investigate their techniques and share knowledge.

Upcoming Events

Dorset GS Meeting - postponed - Tuesday, April 7, 2020

AGM - Tuesday 7th April 2020
7.30 pm
At Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester


AGM followed by:

Susan Stewart, Senior Export Manager, AHDB.

RWAS Grassland Event - Thursday, May 7, 2020

We will be taking the BGS stand to the RWAS Grassland Event. 

Please come and see us on the stand.

Grassland & Muck 2020 - cancelled - Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - Thursday, May 21, 2020


BGS will be supporting the Royal Agricultural Society of England in a real time grazing feature at Grassland & Muck on the 20-21 May 2020.   The live feature will give farmers the opportunity to see and discuss the theory behind rotational grazing and identify options to improve productivity from grass on their own farms.  There will be a dedicated grazing discussion area where RASE and BGS will bring together experts in one place with solutions and ideas for many different grazing challenges.

Beef Expo 2020 - postponed - Thursday, May 28, 2020


We will be taking the BGS stand to Beef Expo 2020. 

Please come and see us on the stand.

Summer Meeting - Northern Ireland - Monday, June 29, 2020 - Wednesday, July 1, 2020
NSA Sheep 2020 - Tuesday, July 28, 2020

We will be taking the BGS stand to NSA Sheep 2020. 

Please come and see us on the stand.


BGS Members BGS is a membership organisation which acts as a communication forum, through events and publications, for the profitable and sustainable use of grass and forage.

Local Societies

BGS Members Use our Local Society directory to locate your nearest societies, information resources and experts on grassland farming and foraging.