Ragley Estate,

Production from Grass Forums

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Visitors to the 2017 event could hear the very latest thinking on how to increase performance from your grass and manures from a host of experts and leading farmers. These free 30 minutes forums, provided the latest advice and thinking on utilising grass and manures on your farm.

  1. 10:30

    Pasture improvement – a variety of decisions

    Deciding when to reseed or improve pasture and which variety to choose are key to future profitability of your grass. Hear how and when to make the right decisions for your system.

  2. 11:30

    Small changes to boost grass yield and quality

    Measure and manage to increase your grass yield and quality. Hear how some simple measuring has helped farmers identify the key to producing more, better quality grass and in many cases saved money.

  3. 12:30

    Milk from forage – realising the true value

    Achieve profitable milk production from forage. Hear how farmers are optimising milk from forage to improve margins and understand what you could achieve on your farm.

  4. 13:30
    Weds only

    Driving sheep performance from grass

    Using grass leys to drive up sheep performance, improve soil health and future crop yields works for Sam Clarke on his arable and sheep enterprise. Understand the opportunities for your business of livestock in arable rotations.

  5. 13:30
    Thur only

    Increasing beef production per hectare

    Monitoring grass production and changing grassland management has delivered improved production and calf performance for Matt House. Hear how you can drive up beef production from grass and forage on your farm.

  6. 14:30

    Manure management to maximise nutrient use efficiency

    Hear the latest developments in nutrient management including updates on manure nutrient contents and how to maximise nutrient use efficiencies by matching application rates to soil supply and crop nutrient demand.