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About the Event
Would you like to use adaptive pasture management on your farm to save time and grow better grass?
In this course you'll learn the nuts and bolts of regenerative grazing management and whole farm planning to design farm layouts and grazing plans while minimising costs. At the end of this course you will be able to:
- Implement the soil and pasture health principles on your farm
- Design a basic farm layout that facilitates your management goals
- Create a grazing plan to maximise potential of forage resources and minimise work
- Principles of Regenerative Grazing Management & Whole Farm Planning
- Grazing Management systems: mob grazing & planned grazing
- Grazing planning: charts, calculating live weight, forage budgeting
- Time-saving strategies for management of land & livestock
- Farm infrastructure: functional hedges, water, fencing, access, and manure management
- Pasture monitoring (using SoilMentor)
- Trials & Feedback
- Animal Health & Nutrition
- Breed Selection
- Soil Nutrients & Plant Nutrition
- Transition Strategies
Who is this course suitable for?
Farmers, graziers, farm-hands, land agents, ecologists and farm-advisers.
This course is also a great follow on for those who have completed Fundamentals of Regenerative Soil Health at FarmED or previous online courses with Niels Corfield (Soil Health & RegenAg).
Please arrive from 9.30 for refreshments and check-ins. The course will begin promptly at 10am.
About Niels Corfield
Niels Corfield has been working to deliver truly sustainable food and farming systems for more than 15 years. He is an independent adviser and trainer. He has 12 years’ experience in adult education and is formally trained in Holistic Management and Regenerative Agriculture Design. On a mission to create regenerative landscapes and farms in the UK and Europe, Niels focuses on agroecological systems that are low maintenance yet productive.
"The course was truly inspirational...I feel it's only the beginning" - Natasha, participant on Fundamentals of Regenerative Soil Health course.
Tickets include refreshments and a seasonal lunch from the FarmED Kitchen.
Delivery of our mission is a collective effort and our values embrace inclusivity and diversity. We don’t want price to be a barrier to anyone visiting FarmED or attending our events. Read more about our tiered pricing policy here.
If cost is a barrier to you attending, then please do ask us for financial support. The FarmED Bursary offers free or subsidised places to those that will benefit most.
As part of the GREAT project (see www.greatglos.co.uk) we can offer subsidised places to existing and aspiring farmers, growers and advisers in Gloucestershire to the suite of regenerative agriculture and agroecological transition courses at FarmED. To book, please select the GREAT ticket option below. You will be asked for a few eligibility details including evidence of your involvement in regenerative agriculture and your potential impact in Gloucestershire.
Special offer - 10% discount for members of the Pasture Fed Livestock Association - please email us for a code.
More Information and Booking
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Your booking is safe. If we cannot run any element of the training face to face due to Covid restrictions, you will be refunded or you can switch to an alternative date.
Date Posted: 9th February 2022