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Grass/herbal leys farm network

When: April 19th 2018 10:30 to 15:00
Location: CV1 3GE

Coventry Rugby Club, Butts Park Arena, Butts Rd, Coventry CV1 3GE

 

A new farm network is being set up to investigate the long term impacts of leys in the rotation. ADAS and AHDB invite you to join this first network meeting to discuss the rotational benefits of leys and help plan the future strategy of the network.

 

10:30

Registration and refreshments

 

10:45

Rotational benefits of grass/herbal leys

 

 

Welcome

Adam Quinney

AHDB Beef & Lamb Chair

 

Value of grass/herbal leys in improving soil quality

Anne Bhogal, ADAS

 

Using leys to manage weeds in arable rotations

Lynn Tatnell, ADAS

 

Integrating grass into arable rotations

Farmer (tbc)

12:30

Lunch

 

13:15

Introduction to the network and it’s long term aim & vision

Lizzie Sagoo, ADAS

13:30

Network priorities

Break out session

14:15

Practical issues of managing leys within the rotation

Panel session

14:45

Summary & next steps

Lizzie Sagoo, ADAS

15:00

Close

 

 To register: email GrassLeys.Network@adas.co.uk or phone 01954 268200