Quality forage key to success: Gloucestershire

Past Event - booking closed

11 June 2019

10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Mile Bridge Dairy Unit, Old Park, Lydney Park Estate, Stockwell Lane, Aylburton, Lydney, Gloucestershire

GL15 6DN

Join AHDB and Keith Davis, Manager of Lydney Park Farm and owner of Daniels Farm to hear how he ensures maximum quality and quantity of forage on both farms:

- 1,000 cow once-a-day system at Lydney Park with an average yield of 3,500 litres

- 120 head autumn block robotic unit averaging 10,500 litres at Daniels Farm

Topics to be covered include:

  • Drivers for success
  • Right system for the farm
  • Key performance indicators
  • Grazing quality
  • Multi cut silage

Tuesday June 11th 2019

10.30 Meet at Mile Bridge Dairy Unit, Old Park, Lydney Park Estate, Lydney, Gloucestershire GL15 6DN

Lunch 12.45 (light lunch provided)

13.15 travel to Daniels Farm, Chicknalls Lane, Blakeney, Gloucestershire GL15 4AQ

15.00 Close

This is unique opportunity to visit two different systems in one day – numbers are capped at 20 for farmers only and we advise you book early.

The cost is covered through your levy. Please ensure you register your attendance for catering purposes.

To find out more, please contact Becky Miles, becky.miles@ahdb.org.uk or to book contact the KE Events hub on 01904 771216 or email ke.events@ahdb.org.uk.

To assist with biosecurity and conform to government guidelines, please ensure vehicles are clean and that you wear clean boots that can be disinfected.

 * Car sharing would be appreciated*

Dairy Pro Points are available for attending this event, Click here for more details.