SWARDS FOR THE FUTURE – HEREFORDSHIRE MEADOWS FORUM 2019

02Mar2019

Nutritional benefits of herbal leys and wildflower meadows

From 09.45 until 14.00

At Bishops Frome Village Hall, WR6 5AR

Thinking about herbal leys? Do you want to get more out of your permanent pasture and meadows? Come and hear how diverse swards can benefit your farm business and the environment.

Speakers:

Luppo Diepenbroek (Straight Line Nutrition) – The Nutritional Value of Herbal Leys and how to make the most of them.  Luppo works with farmers across the UK to grow top quality swards and herbal leys

Rob Havard (Worcestershire cattle farmer and Natural England adviser) - Profiting from Native Pastures and Meadows

Paul Muto (Senior Specialist grassland agronomy at NE) – Managing the seed resource from flower rich grasslands

Lucinda Lewis - herbal leys in Herefordshire

Julian Partridge - lessons learned from arable reversion at Upper Pengethley

Suzanne Noble - roadside verge micro-meadows

 

All Welcome -  light buffet lunch provided from 13.00

BOOKING ESSENTIAL through Herefordshire Rural Hub

Email: bookings@herefordshireruralhub.co.uk

or telephone 01432 353465

Enquiries to Caroline Hanks caroline.hanks@farming4wildlife.co.uk  tel 07779 080940 / 01981 251016