Mixing it Up: Leys, livestock and arable

Agricology Field Day

December 2017
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Farmer experience

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Resource explained: 

A slideshow providing information on some of the inspiring farming systems and a little of the science featured at the Agricology field day on January 2018.

Findings & recommendations: 

Topics covered are:

  • Herbal leys and pasture fed livestock in arable systems.
  • Experimenting with ley species mixtures for dairy, forage, and soil health.
  • Integrating livestock to graze herbal leys, cover crops, and manage arable weeds.
  • Diverse leys and building soil organic matter.
  • Monitoring the impact of leys on soil health.