SUPER-G project partners from the Chambres d’agriculture de Normandie recently launched an article, related with the beginning of grazing season, in Normandy local press, about the project. After the heavy rainfall of the last few months, the grass has been slow to grow. However, tools are already available to farmers for a smooth grazing season.
The project was featured in an article in the annual magazine AGROTEJO. AGROTEJO – União Agrícola do Norte do Vale do Tejo is a non-profit Portuguese association of farmers, whose main area of focus is the North of the Tagus Valley: To promote regional agricultural development; To articulate the associative structures of the region; To
Back in September, The SUPER-G Northern England farm network held a webinar with the UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Beef and Lamb and ADAS. During the webinar we heard from James Drummond from Lemmington Hill Head farm in Northumberland, who has set up a grass-herb trial with ADAS to look at sward and
British Society of Animal Science held a webinar regarding the Precision Livestock Farming and Sensing Technology in Extensive Grassland Systems. The first part of the webinar was held on the 17th November, was chaired by Ilan Halachmi and speakers included Paul Greenwood, Claire Morgan-Davies, Andres Cibils and Andrew Dowsey. The second webinar, held on the 19th November,
Over the course of 5 years we’re going to co-develop sustainable
permanent grassland systems and policies with a range of stakeholders, including farmers, advisers and policy makers.
SUPER-G co-innovation workshops
The Northern England farm network has held its second co-innovation workshop (jointly with AHDB and ADAS) as a webinar, last week, on September 9th. The webinar had a real focus on mixed-species swards with farmer-led research. James Drummond from Lemmington Hill Head Farm in Northumberland is trialling the performance of multi-species swards & herbal lays.
The second Portuguese SUPER-G farm network co-innovation workshop took place on 19th February 2020 at Hotel Vila Galé, in Lisbon. The workshop was well attended with a total of 32 Participants, 26 farmers attending. The main objectives of the meeting were to: Introduce the SUPER-G project; Discuss the main local issues for permanent grassland (PG)
The first Northern Ireland Upland SUPER-G farm network co-innovation workshop took place on 7th March 2019 at Glenavon Hotel, Cookstown, Northern Ireland. The workshop was attended by 7 upland farmers The main objectives of the meeting were to: Introduce the SUPER-G project Discuss the main local issues for permanent grassland (PG) management Discuss the potential to investigate the use
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