NE Organic Discussion Group 2019 Meeting 4

This is the last meeting of a series of 4 in 2019/20 of the NE Organic Discussion Group.

For this meeting we will return to Upper Wheedlemont which we first visited at the end of May 2017. Upper Wheedlemont is an excellent example of a well-established organic farm producing finished cattle and sheep using home produced barley, forage crop and making good use of grass/clover.

The focus of the meeting will be on grassland. We will look at the benefits of rotational/paddock grazing, setting up a grazing platform and overcoming problems and sowing the right grass mixture for your circumstances. When we last visited Alastair had not long started his paddock grazing system so this will be an excellent opportunity to hear how he has been managing his system and the lessons he has learnt.

A meeting not to be missed by all those interested in improving their grassland production and seeing a well-run established organic unit.

An opportunity to meet, discuss and network with other organic farmers or those interested in organic farming principles.

Following the farm visit we will go down to the Rhynie Church Hall where we will have refreshments followed by a presentation on grassland management by Ewan Johnston.

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