Improving the sustainability of organic and low input dairying

03 May 2012 10:30 - 03 May 2012 14:30


Opportunity for farmers to get involved


Organic and low input dairy farmers are invited to a meeting to develop ideas for on-farm research at Hanley Court, Tidenham, Chepstow, NP16  7NA
on Thursday 3 May 2012 10.30 – 2.30
 

Group discussions will be followed by lunch and a farm walk at Severndale Farm by kind invitation of Lyndon Edwards
 

Please book in advance by contacting Gillian Woodward, tel. 01488 658279   e-mail gillian.w@organicresearchcentre.com


 
 

 



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