*Postponed* BGS Research Conference 2020: Reading

Past Event - booking closed

Thu, 26 March 2020 - Fri, 27 March 2020

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Double Tree by Hilton, Sindlesham, Wokingham, Wokingham

RG41 5DG

Please note this event has been postponed until further notice.

The 13th BGS Research Conference will focus on the topic of multi-species swards.  With a number of large-scale projects currently underway in the UK and across the EU, this is currently an enormously topical area of research. The conference will provide a venue for presentation and discussion of recent results from research on multi-species swards, as well as an opportunity to learn from farmers and advisors with experience of establishing and managing multi-species ‘herbal leys’. 

The themes will cover a broad range including:

  • aspects of drought and flooding resilience
  • soil fertility and structure
  • forage nutritive value
  • animal health benefits
  • grazing and sward management and monitoring
  • the use of multi-species swards in arable rotations
  • Visit to CEDAR

Booking opens 13 January 2020 and closes on 6 March 2020.

Full conference delegate fee (including conference dinner and accommodation):  BGS member £255, non-member £315, student £195
Day rates (includes lunch): BGS member £80 per day, non-member £110, student £45
Early booking advised due to limited rooms available at conference rate.

Call for Papers

Please submit a 2 page summary indicating if you wish to present a Theatre or Poster paper.
Instructions to authors are available here.  All papers must be emailed to bgsoffice@britishgrassland.com by 7 February 2020.

CPD Points are available for attending this conference.