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Regenerative Grazing - Part 1: Principles, Planning and Application

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Regenerative Agriculture for Livestock Farms - Planning & Application - Weekly - 3 Sessions - Live Online/Remote Course

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Following-on from the Soil Health & RegenAg for Farmers, this course will give you the skills and knowledge 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

Objectives

• Save time and facilitate adaptive pasture management

• Design farm layouts & permanent infrastructure, trees, fences, water etc.

• Learn the principles of whole farm planning

• Understand criteria for selecting appropriate equipment & infrastructure

• Minimise capital expenditure by selecting flexible infrastructure

Course Details

Weekly for 3 sessions

Same day, same time, same meeting id each week.

Session 1: Presentations

- Pasture health principles

- Fencing & infrastructure

Session 2: Workshop/Presentations

- Farm & infrastructure layouts

- FieldMargin

Session 3: Workshop/Presentations

- Grazing planning practice

- Creating grazing plans

Offline Viewing

All sessions will be videoed and made available to you offline, for you to watch again or to view if you miss the live session.

Discounts Codes

Available for: PFLA & selected farm clusters (check with your coordinator)

Topics

• Principles of grazing management

• Grazing management systems: mob grazing & planned grazing

• Time-saving strategies for management of land & livestock

• Farm infrastructure design

• Monitoring, data gathering & Soilmentor

• Trials & feedback - exclusion cages, split-field treatments etc

Grazing Planning

• Grazing charts and plans

• Calculating live weight & group numbers

• Herd management schedule

• Forage budgeting

Whole Farm Planning

• Hedge management for function & biodiversity

• Water - infrastructure & layout

• Fencing – temporary/permanent

• Access - tracks, gates etc

• Manure management - composting, introduction

Who is this Training Suitable for?

• Those that have completed course Part 1 – Soil Health & RegenAg Intro

Course Essentials

• Farm maps (Field Margin, Google Earth or 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 etc

• Webcam/smartphone

Tools & Technology

• Field Margin app - https://www.fieldmargin.com/

Niels Corfield Biog

Niels Corfield has been working to deliver truly sustainable food and farming systems for more than 15 years. He is a researcher, adviser, educator, designer and tree nurseryman.

He has 12 years’ experience teaching adults 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.

His clients include:

Southanan Estate,

Fir Farm,

Fosse Tillery Farm,

Devon Wildlife Trust,

Anglian Water,

High Weald AONB,

Catchment Sensitive Farming,

Soil Association Scotland.

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