Join us for a farm walk at Peelham, an organic and Pasture for Life certified farm, in Berwickshire on Tuesday 30th August. Denise and Angus Walton will discuss the multitude of benefits incorporating rotational and deferred grazing in to their cattle system has brought for biodiversity, farm productivity, cattle wintering costs and resilience during adverse weather.
Come along to see first hand how creating ‘rest’ in the system and maintaining higher pasture covers and residuals has allowed sward species diversity and wildlife to flourish whilst maintaining soil moisture and grass growth during this summers drought conditions.
Midday start with food and refreshments followed by a farm walk.
Photo credit: Emily Grant @ColdrochieEG
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