Lochaber MF Meeting Reports-2017
Meeting Reports 2017
March 2017 meeting report, please click here
May 2017 meeting report, please click here
July 2017 meeting report, please click here
September 2017 meeting report, please click here
November 2017 meeting report, please click here
Associated Links and Presentations
The Lochaber Monitor Farm meeting held on 16th November and highlighted cattle management and winter feeding and included a guess the silage competition. Please see technical notes on winter feeding suckler cows and dealing with suckler cow problems (nutrition) for more information.
Practical guidance for soil management for Scottish farmers can be found here
David Lawson from SRUC was present on the day and discussed soil nutrients, soil compaction issues and general grass and soil management with the community group. He highlighted the importance of pH and liming. Jonny Watson from Watson Seeds also came along to the event to discuss the grass seed trials currently underway at Strone Farm.
There were a range of topics discussed including practical aspects of feeding hill sheep with Dr John Vipond.