22 August 2017
NFU Organic Forum Dairy and Livestock open day

On-farm event hosted by John Alpe, Lancashire

29 August 2017
Assessing the health of your soil

GREATsoils Trial Demonstration: Tolhurst Organics



16 August 2017
Accelerating the transition to robust potato varieties

Dutch organic sector showing the way

11 August 2017
Tree to Heat: Making the most of on-farm woody resources

Report from Wakelyns Agroforestry workshop



16 August 2017
Promoting crop diversification in European agriculture

A major 5-year European project ˗ DiverIMPACTS launched

Events

Trees and livestock

15 September 2017

A practical one day workshop exploring the pros and cons of integrating trees, woodland and livestock in upland farming systems
Mains of Fincastle Farm, Pitlochry, Perthshire PH16 5RJ 10:00 to 15:30

What is the role of trees and woodland on an upland livestock farm today? This workshop will explore the potential benefits of on-farm trees and woodland for your livestock and for upland farming in general. Presentations will explore the influence of trees on animal behaviour, the practicalities and economics of combining grazing animals with trees and woodland and the grants and support available. Andrew will then lead us on a farm walk including a visit to his new wood pasture planting designed for stock grazing and shelter throughout the season. Then a short workshop will explore the opportunities and challenges of integrating trees and livestock.

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Booking

12 (Inc. VAT) to cover the costs of lunch, tea and coffee. Please book by 9th September 2017. To book, please click here or contact elmfarm@organicresearchcentre.com



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