6 November / FAB Farmers, South West Agroforestry Learning Network/Totnes
Location: High Cross House, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6ED
This is the kick off meeting for a new South West Agroforestry Learning Network. Come and learn more about agroforestry and meet up with other practitioners in the region to share knowledge and experience. We’ll hear the latest from existing projects in the South West and plan options for a long term agroforestry trial as part of the Innovative Farmers Programme.
12 November / Field lab meeting / Reducing antibiotics for mastitis/Sparsholt College
Location: Garstons Dairy Unit, Sparsholt College, Sparsholt, SO21 2NF
This event is for the members of the field lab group to exchange ideas and experience on trialling a new on-farm culture test (MastDecide) to determine how they treat cows for Mastitis. The meeting will start with a visit to the dairy to view the test in practice. If there are dairy farmers and vets working with dairy herds, in the south and south west of England, who would like to hear more about the trial they would be welcome to join the meeting.
13 November / FAB Farmers Herbal Leys learning network event/ Godminster
Location: Godminster Lane, Bruton, BA10
This FABulous Farmers Learning Network event aims to bring together learning from across the different Field Labs as well as other research projects that are ongoing looking at the benefits of herbal leys for pollinators and production.
6-7 November /Farm and business innovation show / NEC Birmingham
The Farm Business Innovation Show returns to the NEC Birmingham on 6th & 7th November.
2019 will see 550 exhibitors, and 250 inspirational seminars, live demo area and expert led panel debates, who will provide visitors with the help and resources to profit more from their land and rural businesses.
Make sure to secure your FREE ticket today!
Generally, field lab groups meet up a few times a year. If you'd like to go along to find out more about a specific field lab, you can contact the group co-ordinator by using the Find a Field Lab page to find contact details for the coordinator, or get in touch and we'll put you in contact.