24 May 2015 | Online since 2003



4 July 2014|News,Shows and Events

North Wyke research farm opens its gates to sheep farmers


The National Sheep Association's South West Regional Committee have an excellent farm walk planned for Tuesday 8th July at the North Wyke Research Farm, near Okehampton, Devon.

The event is open to all sheep farmers, NSA members and non-members alike, and starts at 3pm at the farm.

Bryan Griffiths, Devon Sheep Farmer and NSA South West Regional Chairman, says: "We are delighted that North Wyke has agreed to host us for the afternoon. The farm shepherd will explain the management of the current sheep flock and the in-house research scientists will describe some of their on-going projects. This work includes assessing the nutrient quality of different swards, analysing run-off and drainage water, and quantifying the carbon storage capacity of different grasses. All sheep farmers are welcome and there will be light refreshments on arrival."

Download




Comments


No comments posted yet. Be the first to post a comment

To post comment without approval login or register

Display name

Please enter your name

Email (optional)
Comment

Please enter your comment

Post Comment

Your comment submitted successfully.Please wait for admin approval.

Some error on your process.Please try one more time.



Jobs


10 May 2015
Industrial & HVAC - Pipe Fitters,Mech Fitters,Fitter Welders
Pipe Fitter Welders - fabricating, fitting, welding dairy and process pipe work and welding using mainly TIG. Clearfield Ltd ...

11 May 2015
Personal Assistant / HR Assistant
Dairy management, general support and meeting requests. Hytorc Unex Ltd is currently recruiting for a new....

19 May 2015
Property Litigation Solicitor - Warwickshire
The ideal Property Litigation Solicitor will have a minimum of 12 months experience in Property Litigation with an interest i...

20 May 2015
Bids & Tenders Manager- Fera Science Ltd (Sales, Marketing & PR)
Fera customers span a broad range of sectors including many of the world's largest and most respected brands in food, environ...

16 May 2015
Specail Educational Needs Co-ordinator
Situated just outside Godalming, our school has excellent facilities, including a small farm and allotment area for children ...



Top stories you may have missed
15 May 2015 | Arable

Scotland’s Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead is calling on the Europ...


15 May 2015 | Finance

As the country settles down following the turmoil of the general election, ...


14 May 2015 | Animal Health

New research from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge has found that ...


13 May 2015 | Animal Health

A new publication to help farmers prevent sheep lameness and offer advice o...


12 May 2015 | Agri Safety

The Farmers’ Union of Wales is putting the spotlight on Liver fluke at next...


5 May 2015 | News

The UK is now third in the global rankings for utility-scale solar energy a...


29 April 2015 | Agri Safety

A recent Rural Watch demonstration and information event gave Farmers’ Unio...


24 April 2015 | Meat Processing

Retailers should confirm their commitments to sourcing UK lamb this season,...


15 April 2015 | Meat Processing

A leading retailer has apologised after selling imported lamb in a Borders ...


9 April 2015 | Finance

The time has come for landlords to expect to see reductions in farm rents, ...