Two interesting links

Two updates that may be of interest:

First, thanks to Andrew for this link to the current “British Wildlife”.

http://www.magnificentmeadows.org.uk/assets/pdfs/Is_the_rye-grass_always_greener_An_evidence_review.pdf

There is often discussion on the possible benefits (nutritional or pharmaceutical) to livestock from the the variety of wild plants in herb-rich grassland, either from direct grazing or from winter feed of hay or haylage.  There has been a review of evidence in the available literature carried out by Cath Shellswell of Plantlife.

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Second, the PONT conference,  “Farming, Nature and Food – Grazing for the Future” is coming up on 7 -8 February at the Dragon Hotel, The Kingsway, Swansea.

For more information and easy online booking visit https://www.pontcymru.org/training-events/pont-conference-2018/

Rachel

Thanks for reading, and remember I’m always happy to receive any suitable articles or photos to include as blog posts. Please send them to me…

Julian Wormald… website@carmarthenshiremeadows.com

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