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Catch up: Tom Blunt on Utilising Native Breeds for Conservation and Regenerative Grazing

On 9th March Tom Blunt, from the Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST), gave a comprehensive overview of the role that native rare breeds can play in conservation and regenerative grazing systems. A large number of different livestock options were discussed including; sheep, goats, cattle, equines and pigs. Tom explained some of the differences between species and breeds and their pros… Read more →

Herefordshire Meadows March Newsletter

During February the team at Herefordshire Meadows began visiting the Meadow Makers sites. Each one presents its own unique challenges and opportunities, but overall there is enormous potential to restore more pockets of flower-rich habitat across the county. The 2022 Countryside Stewardship scheme also opened for applications in February and, once again, there were plenty of fascinating webinars.  The Meadow… Read more →