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Manor Farm, Dorchester, Dorset

Fri 2nd July

Bertie Newman (Farmers Weekly Young Farmer of the Year 2021) farms in Dorset in partnership with his parents. Manor Farm is an AHDB strategic farm and covers 607 hectares of which 132 ha is owned and 475 is rented. 

They have 120 suckler cows, a productive dairyX beef rearing enterprise and a flock 1,000 North County Cheviots. Bertie’s organic farming system is working on more detailed recording of data, with the easy weighing and with Breedr to optimise his system.

Agenda:

11am: Welcome refreshments and introductions

11:30: A series of three hands-on practical training sessions showing you how to:

  1. Weigh cattle with Crush Mode
  2. Medicine Cabinet & Movements tutorial
  3. Data insights for growth

1pm :Lunch

1:30: Introduction to Trading & secured-price beef contracts

2pm: Optional farm walk hosted by Bertie

Places are limited so please apply early to secure your spot.

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