Thu, 24 Feb | FarmED

Regenerative Grazing: Principles, Planning and Application. GREAT 30% discount

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.
Regenerative Grazing: Principles, Planning and Application. GREAT 30% discount

Time & Location

24 Feb, 10:00 – 25 Feb, 17:00
FarmED, Station Rd, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton OX7 6BJ, UK

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

Topics Covered

  • 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
  • Composting
  • Transition Strategies

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is open to those who have completed Fundamentals of Regenerative Soil Health at FarmED or previous online courses with Niels Corfield (Soil Health & RegenAg).

If you would like to join this course but have not participated in  either of the introductory modules please send us an email to discuss if  this course is suitable for you.

What you'll need to bring

Farm maps (hard copy)

Up-to-date list of field name and sizes

Livestock numbers, age-class or liveweights

Grazing diary (optional)

List of key dates: prescriptions, testing etc (as comprehensive as poss)

Laptop/tablet running excel

Clothes for wet and cold weather!

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.

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Ticket Prices

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.

GREAT Farmers

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.

PFLA Members

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 sophie@farm-ed.co.uk

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.

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