Beef from grass project – Focus on outwintering – Wiltshire

Past Event - booking closed

12 February 2019

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Templecombe Recreation & Sports Club, Vine Street, Templecombe, Somerset


Matthew House has made significant changes to his grassland management to enable him to increase his suckler herd from 40 cows to over 200 head. Matthew is part of the AHDB beef from grass project and over the last three years has introduced rotational grazing, reseeding and outwintering.

This event will be an opportunity to learn more about the changes Matt has made and Charlie Morgan, the consultant working with Bowden Farms will explain the key focus areas when implementing outwintering including:

  • Feed budgeting
  • Choice of crop and establishment
  • Management of crop during grazing


10:30am        Registration / tea and coffee

10:45am        Welcome and outline of the Beef from Grass Project

Sarah Pick (AHDB)

10:55am        Introduction to the farm and overview of changes made

Matthew House (Host farmer)

11:05am        Improving grassland management at Bowden Farms

Charlie Morgan (Independent grassland specialist)

11:50am        Light lunch

12:30pm        Farm walk to visit outwintering field

1:30pm          End

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