Midwest Grazers

Group Name: Midwest Grazers

Location: Dorset and Somerset

Contact Details: Phil Cooper 07798 673665;  pcooper@fcgagric.com


Group meets between 8 and 10 times per annum covering a broad range of topics including grassland management/grazing, cows health, nutrition, new innovations on farm and an annual financial benchmarking meeting, when all group members present their costs of production so that areas of strength can be identified and opportunities for improvement looked at.  The group is all about learning from each other to help member’s businesses proposer.


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