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2 Day GAP Conservation Grazing in Practice Course, 25th & 26th Nov

News Date: 05.11.2010

         Conservation Grazing in Practice Course
           National Trust’s Ebworth Centre, Gloucestershire
         Thursday 25th & Friday 26th November 2010
2 Day Conservation Grazing in Practice Course: £150 per person
The Conservation Grazing in Practice course provides an introduction to conservation grazing systems and basic livestock husbandry. The course covers the design of grazing systems, animal health and welfare, the key legislation, the role and responsibilities of a stock owner/keeper and a practical livestock handling session. This course will be predominately looking at cattle grazing and handling systems but sheep can also be made available if necessary.
Course Details
·        Time: 9.30am – 5pm
·        Dates: 25th & 26th November 2010
·        Venue: Ebworth Centre, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 7ES
·        Bookings and enquiries: Eleanor Newson (GAP)
·        Trainers: Damian Offer and Matt Stanway
·        Cost: £150 per person (lunch included both days)
As this will be the first time we have run the course this year there is a special rate of £150 for this course only (normal price £170).
GAP training courses are accredited by Lantra Awards and participants will receive a certificate by post after successful completion of the course. The certification is included in the course cost and represents £15 of the cost. All the trainers GAP uses are also approved by Lantra.
For further details and to obtain a booking form contact Eleanor Newson via email at eleanorn@grazingadvicepartnership.org.uk or telephone 01249 470029.