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Covers equipment, feed and keeping herd records. Includes a visit to beef on the farm.

Course outline

  • Holding Number
  • Herd Number
  • Cattle Identification Rules
  • Record Keeping and Health Plans
  • Beef Production Systems
  • Grazing and Winter Forage.
  • Equipment and Housing.
  • Outlets for Store/Finished Beef.

Course reference: AGP017

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:

12th November 2016 Ivyland Farm, Netherfield

This course runs on a Saturday from 09:00 to 16:30

Costs:

£105

Facilities

Come and discover our excellent agriculture facilities at Plumpton - set in the backdrop of the beautiful South Downs. You’ll find the latest state of the art equipment plus all the different types of farmland for you to experience here at Plumpton. 

  • Lots of space for you to work in

Our 780-hectare commercial farming estate gives you the opportunity to experience different livestock and arable farming.

  • The latest equipment for you to discover

We’ve got a modern 300 cow dairy unit complete with 36:36 Herringbone milking parlour where you’ll gain hands-on experience.

  • An extensive range of livestock for you to experience

You’ll get to work with our Sussex beef cattle, sow pig unit plus our extensively managed flock of 550 sheep.

  • The perfect environment for you to study

You’ll enjoy practical lessons where you’ll gain hands-on farming experience in our modern classrooms and farming sites.

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