Charlie Morgan Grassmaster Farm Walk
A practical workshop to look at improving grassland productivity and reducing the risk of diffuse pollution.
Charlie Morgan is a grassland consultant with a wealth of knowledge about the economics of grassland management. Charlie worked for IGER for 22 years where he helped develop new grass varieties and grazing methods to benefit UK agricutlure.
Main theme for the day - Herbal Leys
Legume and herb rich swards can offer a range of benefits including increased yields, resilience to drought, fertiliser savings, improved soil structure and benefits for wildlife.
To be successful you must select the approproate seed mix, take account of the longevity of the ley and carefully manage the grazing regime.
Legume and herb rich swards are available as a Countryside Stewardship (GF4) paying £309 per ha per year.
Dates and Venues
Tuesday 22nd January 2019 - 10.30 - 2.30 pm Clease Hall, Clease Car Park, Cemleford, PL32 9PQ Farm Walk at Hendrawalls Farm.
Wednesady 23rd January 2019 - 10.30 -2.30 pm Kingsford Farm, Thornbury, Holsworthy, EX22 7BX
Thursday 24th January 2019. 10.30 - 2.30pm Blackhayes Farm, Stockland, Honiton, EX14 9DY
To book your free place please contact Jane Clarke on 07876258097 or email on [email protected]