Monitor Farm launch: Loppington

Past Event - booking closed

6 June 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Park Farm, Wolverley, Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire


Rory Lay runs a 457 ha mixed family farm with cereals, sheep and beef. The arable rotation is based around the livestock, so includes a lot of turnips, fodder beet and maize. Rory recently converted the arable business to strip tilling which he says has given him huge cost savings, as well as improving the soil conditions. During the three years of the Monitor Farm programme he’d like to look in more detail at costs and benchmarking; health and safety on farm; soil health; and assessing the farm as a whole – livestock and arable together.

Date: Thursday 6 June 2019
Time: 10:00 – 13:00 (includes hog roast lunch)
Location: Park Farm, Wolverley, Wem, Shropshire, SY4 5NQ

This event will provide an introduction to the AHDB Monitor Farm programme and the host farm business. A farm walk and introduction by Rory will give you the opportunity to learn about the farm business, which will be the focus for discussions over the three year Monitor Farm programme.

There will be the opportunity to analyse all aspects of the farm business and identify the key local issues which you would like to address during the programme.

BASIS and NRoSO points are available.



If you have any questions about this event, please contact us using the details below.


T 07717493015