Lucerne Open Day at Allengrove Farm
Jack and Alastair Bye are farmers conducting an on-farm trial with five lucerne varieties. Germinal is hosting this open day on Tuesday 26 April 2022 in conjunction with Jack and Alastair to give farmers and merchants the opportunity to see the best practices and benefits of growing lucerne.
Jack has a wealth of practical experience after growing lucerne for more than 15 years, while son Alastair wrote his dissertation at Seale Hayne College on lucerne and was awarded a distinction. Germinal forage production expert Helen Mathieu will also be present, as will renowned French plant breeder Jérôme Vasseur.
Please see below for the key details and to register for this event.
Key details and registration
Tuesday 26 April 2022
Host farmers: Jack and Alastair Bye (dairy & livestock)
Location: Allengrove Farm, Luckington, Nr Chippenham Wilts SN14 6NY
Allengrove is a 380-acre estate farm with 120 dairy cows and a livestock herd of 30 beef sucklers. Please attend the trial field and not the farm buildings.
Tours start from the car park and will last approximately 90 minutes. There are six tours, beginning at 11:00 and starting every 30 minutes.
What farmers will see: