Thu, 24 Feb | FarmED

Regenerative Grazing: Principles, Planning & Application

Are you ready to take your grazing to the next level?
Regenerative Grazing: Principles, Planning & Application

Time & Location

24 Feb, 10:00 – 25 Feb, 17:00
FarmED, Station Rd, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton OX7 6BJ, UK

About the Event

Would you like to use adaptive pasture management on your farm to save time and grow better grass? 

In this course you'll learn the nuts and bolts of regenerative grazing management and whole farm planning to design farm layouts and grazing plans while minimising costs. At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Implement the soil and pasture health principles on your farm
  • Design a basic farm layout that facilitates your management goals
  • Create a grazing plan to maximise potential of forage resources and minimise work

Topics Covered

  • Principles of Regenerative Grazing Management & Whole Farm Planning
  • Grazing Management systems: mob grazing & planned grazing
  • Grazing planning: charts, calculating live weight, forage budgeting
  • Time-saving strategies for management of land & livestock
  • Farm infrastructure: functional hedges, water, fencing, access, and manure management
  • Pasture monitoring (using SoilMentor)
  • Trials & Feedback
  • Animal Health & Nutrition
  • Breed Selection
  • Soil Nutrients & Plant Nutrition
  • Composting
  • Transition Strategies

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is open to those who have completed Fundamentals of Regenerative Soil Health at FarmED or previous online courses with Niels Corfield (Soil Health & RegenAg). 

If you would like to join this course but have not participated in either of the introductory modules please send us an email to discuss if this course is suitable for you.

What you'll need to bring

Farm maps (hard copy)

Up-to-date list of field name and sizes

Livestock numbers, age-class or liveweights

Grazing diary (optional)

List of key dates: prescriptions, testing etc (as comprehensive as poss)

Laptop/tablet running excel

Clothes for wet and cold weather!

Please arrive from 9.30 for refreshments and check-ins. The course will begin promptly at 10am.

About Niels Corfield

Niels Corfield has been working to deliver truly sustainable food and  farming systems for more than 15 years. He is an independent adviser  and trainer. He has 12 years’ experience in adult education and is  formally trained in Holistic Management and Regenerative Agriculture  Design. On a mission to create regenerative landscapes and farms in the  UK and Europe, Niels focuses on agroecological systems that are low  maintenance yet productive.

"The course was truly inspirational...I feel it's only the beginning" - Natasha, participant on Fundamentals of Regenerative Soil Health course.

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Ticket Prices

Tickets include refreshments and a seasonal lunch from the FarmED Kitchen.

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