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 IBERS Grassland Development Centre

GDC knowledge exchange

Grassland Development Centre staff organise and attend a great many knowledge exchange events every year, cover an extremely large number of topics, some examples of which are listed below.

Knowledge exchange topics include:

  • Making the most of your silage

  • IBERS big bale silage research

  • Grass for silage: using and understanding pre-cut grass samples for silage.
    The results would be discussed at the meeting so that farmers could come up wtih action points for their own farms.


We are also able to offer a wide range of meetings including:

  • Weed control

  • Grazing for profit

  • Mob and rotational grazing: the pros and cons

  • Sulpnur for grassland: are your crops short?

  • Recovering from 2012: how to make the best of your grassland

  • Make the most of clover

  • Why lucerne?

  • Healthy soils: how to get the best from soil management

  • Grass and clover seeds mix selection

  • Nutrient management

  • Make more of manures

  • Forage options: from grass to red clover and maize

  • Oats: a crop for the future
    including an update of IBERS research from the QUOATS project

  • Variety options: for production AND climate benefits

We also offer bespoke meetings including pasture species identification and many more.

If you would like to discuss using GDC for your meetings please contact us to discuss your requirements. We look forward to hearing from you.