How’s your Silage? Getting the best out of what you’ve got
A practical day looking at the importance of silage analysis: understanding dry matter, intake, nutritional needs and building a diet. How to make best use of home-grown forage and save on inputs. Speakers include Robert Gilchrist, Farm Profit Programme Advisor and livestock consultant, as well as a speaker from a local farm for each event.
7th November - Sanwick Community Hall, Orkney - Guest Speaker: Steven Wylie of Swartland Farm, Dounby
14th November - Kippen Village Hall, Stirlingshire - Guest Speaker: Duncan McEwen of Arnprior Farm
29th November - Salen Hotel, Isle of Mull - Guest Speaker: Hugh MacPhail of Callachally Farm
All events run from 10.30am - 3.30pm.
Free of charge to farmers and land managers. Booking is required. book online through Soil Association Scotland's website below, call Lyn on 07899 791 748 or email..