QMS highlights Soil Association Scotland's Grassmaster events

12 July 2013

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has urged farmers to act now to ensure grass potential is achieved. Speaking at a Soil Association event held in June at Carbeth Home Farm, Stirlingshire QMS's grass expert Charlie Morgan, GrassMaster Ltd, urged farmers to act now to make the most of their grassland.

The next Grow more grass with the GrassMaster” event will be held on Wednesday 31st July at Kilwinning, Ayrshire. The event, supported by QMS and SRDP’s Skills Development Scheme, will be a  practical day looking at increasing grass productivity through hands-on field assessment. It will provide guidance on rejuvenating, reseeding, and over-seeding; what varieties to sow and why; and aftercare of a new ley.

The speakers will be Charlie Morgan, GrassMaster and Iain Eadie, British Seed Houses. The day will also include a visit to Knockrivoch Farm. The event is free of charge to primary producers and £60.00 plus VAT to others.

Places are limited and booking is essential so lunch and resource packs can be provided. For further information please call Lyn on 0131 666 0847 or email lmatheson@soilassociation.org

The full press release of the above and a video taken at the recent Carbeth Home Farm event featuring key advice on grass management for livestock farmers can be found at here.

 






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