Local Societies

West Midlands

Regional Council member: Francis Dunne

Email: fd@field-options.co.uk     Tel: 07815 209521

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Herefordshire

Name of society: Herefordshire Grassland Society

Number of members: 120

Meetings and activities:  The society meets at 7.30 pm on the second Tuesday of the month, from November to March.  Meetings take place at Hereford Livestock Centre, Roman Road, Hereford, HR4 7AN.  The society also holds a Silage Competition in January, a Grassland Manager of the Year competition in May-June, and a Summer Farm Walk and BBQ.

Contact: Kate Speake-Adams.  Email: kate@wyeuskfoundation.org

Shropshire

Name of society: Shropshire Grassland Society

Number of members: 100

Meetings and activities:  Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month from October to April, with a variety of speakers.  The meetings are held at The Brooklands Hotel, Shrewsbury SY3 9JT.  Farm walks are held in May to July and there is a Chairman’s BBQ in July.  Summer tours taking in 3-4 farms over 2-3 days are organised on an ad hoc basis.

Contact: Jim Huntington.  Email:  jhuntington@harper-adams.ac.uk

Shropshire Stargrazers

Name of society: Shropshire Stargrazers

Contact: Tim Downes.  Email: tim.downes1@virgin.net

 

Worcestershire

Name of society: Worcestershire Grassland Society

Contact: Thom Washbourne.  Email: thomwashbourne@hotmail.com 

 

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