Optimising the Benefits of Grassland

20 February 2020

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This event will look at the role grassland has in capturing carbon, enhancing biodiversity and how we can make more from grass within farm rotations.

10.30am - 2.30pm - Wednesday 4th March

Meeting at the Village Inn, Kirk Merrington, Co. Durham DL16 7JQ

Come along to hear about:

  • The role of grassland in capturing carbon and how we manage our grasslands to protect and build it - Dr Julia Cooper, Newcastle University
  • The biodiversity potential of grasslands and herbal leys in the arable rotation - Paul Muto, senior specialist in grassland agronomy at Natural England
  • Update on grants available through Countryside Stewardship, Catchment Sensitive Farming.

After a free lunch there will be a farm walk by kind permission of the Stephenson family.

This is a free event but booking is essential.
Please text Fraser on 07502425266 or e-mail ZmpodWdpbGxAeWFob28uY28udWs=

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