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Event Detail

Grassland & Muck 2017 General Addendance (DAY ONE)

Start Date

24 May 2017 - 24 May 2017


8:30 AM - 4:00 PM


2- 1CP,1AP

Contact details

Kate Rider
Phone: 02476 858298



Grassland & Muck, the triennial event organised by the Royal Agricultural Society of England, is the no.1 working event for UK farmers and contractors in 2017. It promises the biggest display of working machinery, live demonstrations and grass plots, technical forums offering the latest advice and showcases everything that the grassland farmer needs for more grass, better forage and maximising muck:

• Free 30 minute technical forums on production from grass
• Soil assessment and compaction alleviation clinic
• Nutrient management planning
• 190 acres of working machinery
• Grass harvesting and ensiling demonstrations
• Manure spreaders and slurry tankers in action
• 250+ exhibitors with new products and innovations
• Agronomy advice
• Grass varieties and mixes

Hear from the experts in these practical 30 minutes forums on utilising grass and manures on your farm.

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.
Speaker: Charlie Morgan, GrassMaster

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.
Speaker: Jon Telfer, Yara

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.
Speaker: Richard Simpson, Kingshay

1.30 (Wed 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.
Speakers: Liz Genever, AHDB, Sam Clarke, sheep farmer

1.30 (Thurs 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.
Speakers: Sarah Pick, AHDB, Matt House, beef farmer

2.30 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
Speaker: John Williams, ADAS

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