Tag Archive for livestock

Shelterbelts and ‘Living Barn’ Wood Pasture Mosaics

A big thank you to Rich Thomas who hosted the third event in our Meadows, Mosaics and Mitigating Climate Change spring series. We kicked off the afternoon with guest speaker Sam Hollick (Bangor University) who spoke to us about his research on shelterbelts and how they can be integrated into grassland systems to help improve livestock productivity and resilience. We then went out… Read more →

Wood Meadows

First in our series Meadows, Mosaics and Mitigating Climate Change Please join us to find out about this mosaic habitat and it’s potential benefits for livestock systems in Herefordshire  George Peterken, renowned woodland ecologist, nature conservation advisor and author of the book Meadows (2013), will give a Zoom presentation about Wood Meadows. He will cover questions including ; what are wood-meadows,… Read more →

Russ Carrington on Opportunities for Transition to Profitable Livestock Farming

Russ Carrington is a regenerative farming and supply chain consultant, and coordinator of the Global Grassfed Alliance. He was formerly at the helm of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association in the UK and tirelessly promotes the benefits of regenerative agriculture for animals, farmers and consumers.   He also sits on a European Focus Group for Sustainable Beef and holds various roles across the… Read more →

Opportunities for transition to profitable livestock farming

Russ Carrington is a regenerative farming and supply chain consultant, and coordinator of the Global Grassfed Alliance. He was formerly at the helm of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association in the UK and tirelessly promotes the benefits of regenerative agriculture for animals, farmers and consumers.   He also sits on a European Focus Group for Sustainable Beef and holds various roles across the… Read more →

Making Mosaics – 13th October 2020

Scrub Management with Livestock – Discussion Thanks to everyone who joined the latest Herefordshire Meadows Group Discussion, it was great to be able to return to the field.  At this first event back, Rich Thomas of Risbury Court took us through how he has been managing his scrub, grassland, orchard and woodland areas. During the walk, Rich shared his experience… Read more →