Tree hay – using trees as livestock fodder

Date : 7th March 2024 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue : Online

Making hay from trees can be a valuable way to supplement winter forage and support livestock nutrition and welfare.

Join Agroecology: strengthening livelihoods for an informative and practical online discussion on the benefits and practicalities of making and using tree hay, where we will explore topics including:

  • The benefits of supplementing winter forage with trees
  • Uses and benefits of different species
  • Nutrition and welfare
  • Producing tree hay
  • Drying and storing
  • Ways of feeding tree hay.

We will be joined by Lynbreck Croft, Tap o’ North Farm, and Dr Lindsay Whistance of the Organic Research Centre.

FREE and open to farmers, crofters, land managers and foresters. Booking required.

Book online

For more information contact Colleen on 07972298576 / cmcculloch@soilassociation.org.  

This is part of part of a new farmer-led knowledge exchange programme, Agroecology: Strengthening Livelihoods, which Soil Association Scotland are working on with Nourish Scotland, Landworkers’ Alliance, Pasture for Life, the Nature Friendly Farming Network and Propagate.

Funding for this programme is being made available through the Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund (KTIF), which is funded by the Scottish Government. 

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