Local Societies

Yorkshire & Humberside

Regional Council Member: Alex Law

Email: alex.law@carrs-billington.com     Tel: 07860 784904

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Central Yorkshire

Name of society: Central Yorkshire

Number of members: 60

Meetings and activities:  Meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month from November to April, and are held at the Crown Hotel, Boroughbridge.
The society also holds an annual silage competition with the winner hosting a summer farm walk.

Contact: Jonathan Hill.  Tel: 07971 119107  Email:  jonathan.hill@genusplc.com

Craven

Name of society: Craven Grassland Society

Number of members: 77

Meetings and activities:  Meetings take place on the first Monday evening of the month from September to March at The Tempest Arms, Elslack, Skipton, North Yorkshire  BD23 3AY.  Dinner with the speaker @ 6.30 pm; Meeting @ 7.45pm
Two farm visits are held during the summer, and the society currently runs a forage competition at local level, based on the previous BGS rules, with trophies as prizes.

Contact: David Anderton.  Email: davidanderton01@gmail.com

South Yorkshire

Name of society: South Yorkshire Grassland Society

Number of members

Meetings and activities:  Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month from October until March starting at 8 pm.  Meetings are held at The Grange, Grange Moor, Huddersfield WF4 4DX.  The society also holds a Summer Day Trip on the first Thursday in May.

Contact:  Cath Battye.  Email:  cbattye.1@btinternet.com

Whitby

Name of society: Whitby Dairy Discussion Group

Number of members: 60

Meetings and activities:  Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month from October until April starting at 7.45 pm.  Meetings are held at The Stables at Cross Butts, Guisborough Road, Whitby YO21 1TL.
The society has two competitions per year (a silage competition in December and a grass ley competition in May).  They also have a summer tour in June.

Facebook:  Whitby Dairy Discussion Group

Contact:  Joyce Stangoe.  Tel:  07868 956919  Email:  joyce.stangoe@gmail.com

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