Gras­sand min­er­als

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - COUNTRYSIDE -

Of­fi­cials from the Crown Es­tate Scot­land are to host an af­ter­noon event to help boost beef and lamb pro­duc­tion in Dum­fries and Gal­loway.

The event is be­ing run in con­junc­tion with the More­dun Re­search In­sti­tute to high­light some of the steps needed for greater at­ten­tion to de­tail in the sec­tor.

Called Grass, Min­er­als and Flukes, it will take place at Pold­ean Farm on the Ap­ple­girth Es­tate, near Locker­bie, and will run be­tween 2pm and 5pm on Oc­to­ber 23.

A num­ber of pre­sen­ta­tions will be staged by ex­perts. The event is free and open to all in­volved in the live­stock sec­tor on a first-come, first-served ba­sis.

For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact karen.smith@ crownes­tatescot­ or phone 01479 870070.

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