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Growing Grass, growing success: Newport

Event date: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 10:30 to 14:30

Working together to bring you the 2019 spring farm walks:

What are the practical aspects of growing a successful business through grass and forage?

Join AHDB Dairy, BGS and LIC on our farm walk where we explore how Dairy farmer Peter Cozens has optimised his grass management.

  • Autumn block calving – the simple way: Peter has a well-established autumn-block grazing system, we find out how ‘keeping it simple’ works best for him.
  • Managing the people ‘jigsaw’: We find out how Peter successfully manages the different needs of his staff and how the balances this with the needs of the business.


  • Maximising the benefits of the easy-care cow: Find out about the challenges and opportunities that come with managing a cross-bred herd.
  • Utilising grass simply: How to make the most out of both grazed grass and silage.


10.30am – Registration

11.00am – Welcome

11.10am – Farm Walk, hosted by Peter Cozens, facilitated by LIC & AHDB

13.00pm – Round up by BGS, followed by light lunch and opportunity to talk with trade sponsors

Hosted by Rex Paterson Farms Ltd, by kind permission of Douglas Paterson courtesy of Peter Cozens

Please ensure you are wearing clean and appropriate footwear

Pre-registration is required Register at: [email protected] or phone 01904 771218

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