Focus on Soil and Forage Management - learnings from North America

Summary information

Join EBLEX and Earth Analytics Group for this informative workshop on improving soil and forage management. One of Canada’s leading mob grazier, Neil Dennis, will be discussing methods used to improve soil health, forage quality, quantity, and animal performance. Gregg Simonds, an American ranch manager, will discuss how he is growing more grass while improving soil health, water and biodiversity.

They will also be discussing how they plan their grazing strategies to ensure that soils develop good levels of organic matter, which helps with drought resilience and improving soil structure.

Programme
10.30 am Arrival and registration

10.45 am Introduction to Gambledown Farm – Liz Genever, EBLEX & Richard Arnison-Newgass

11.00 am Farm walk – Richard, Neil Dennis and David Hugill

11.45 am Move to Broughton Farm for water buffalo burgers and refreshments

12.30pm Summary of Broughton Farm - Liz Genever, EBLEX and Dagan James

12.45pm Farm Walk

1.30 pm What can we do in England? – Neil and David Hugill

2.15pm The importance of monitoring the changes – Gregg Simonds

3.00 pm Summary – Liz Genever

3.15 pm End of meeting

Booking and further information
0870 609 1840 / 01904 771211
Contact name: 
To register your FREE place please ring Hellen, Vickie or Sandra at EBLEX
Cost: 
FREE
Dates and Times
Dates: 
Tuesday, 13 March, 2012
More dates and times information: 
10.30am – 3.30pm
Venue information
Gamble Down Farm, Sherfield English, Nr Romsey, SO51 6JU Courtesy of Richard Arnison-Newgass Moving to Broughton Manor Farm, Broughton, XX Courtesy of Dagan James