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Regenerative Grazing - Part 1: Principles, Planning and Application

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Regenerative Agriculture for Livestock Farms - Part 1 - Live-Online Course - Weekly - 3 Sessions

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<<< Pasture Health - Soil Health - Whole Farm Planning >>>

• Ever wanted to know what it is that makes grass grow rapidly and in drought?

• Want to know how to convert consolidated soil into friable top soil that doesn’t saturate?

• Want to know how to create the most beneficial environment for stock on your farm?

Objectives

• Growing more and better forage

• Reducing reliance on external inputs or contractor services

• Identifying opportunities for out-wintering & season extension

• Improving pasture health & soil health

• Improving drainage and water holding on your land

• Getting feedback on-farm: monitoring & data, on-farm trials

Topics

• Principles of regenerative grazing management

• Grazing management systems: mob grazing & planned grazing

• Time-saving strategies for management of land & livestock

• Manure management & processing on-farm

• Understanding soil health: soil health principles for graziers

• Learning to read your soil and pasture

• Overseeding existing pasture & establishing new covers

• Monitoring & data gathering

Who is this Training Suitable for?

• Graziers, herdsmen & shepherds, established & new entrants

• Mixed farmers

• Landowners

• Farm & estate managers

• Ecologists & advisors

Course Details

Weekly for 3 sessions

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

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

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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