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 East Hall Farm – Liz Genever, EBLEX & Tom Chapman

11.00 am Why is soil health so important? – Neil Dennis and Gregg Simonds

11.30 am Farm walk

12.30 pm Lunch

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

2.15 pm 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, or Sandra @ EBLEX
Cost: 
free
Dates and Times
Dates: 
Monday, 12 March, 2012
More dates and times information: 
10.30am – 3.30pm
Venue information
East Hall Farm, St Paul’s Walden, Hitchen, SG4 8DJ Courtesy of Tom Chapman