I have a rule that I never reblog. This post from CH Dairies Diary is so interesting I just had to break it…

Clover Hill Dairies Diary

Todays post is by guest blogger Dr Neil Moss our farm consultant and one of the great team of experts who shared their vast experience and knowledge with the participants at our recent Field Day

Neil shares his field day banter with you ……….

One of the great privileges of working in dairy consultancy is being able to observe and collect innovations and exciting ideas from successful farmers in one location, and then mould, adapt and apply these to a wider variety of situations with other farmers that are also willing to innovate and try new things.

Dr Neil Moss and Dr Richard Eckard share the benefits of planting legume pastures with Field Day particpants

Dr Neil Moss points out the stoloniferous habits of some his pasture

Our recent field day at Lemon Grove Research Farm was a great example of just this concept. For many years I have been working together with clients on their farms  developing pastures that break away from the norm and start to…

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  1. Thank you Marian. This is Neil’s first foray into the world of blogging and in light of this post in The Conversation today prompted by Australian National University’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young at the Science meets Policymakers forum last month in Canberra statement “Our lack of ability to position our argument in the public means science has not influenced public debate as it should.” .http://theconversation.edu.au/scientists-and-policy-makers-its-time-to-bridge-the-gap-6003?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+2+April+2012&utm_content=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+2+April+2012+CID_4e69cd0203c90d313949587d826c8d6a&utm_source=campaign_monitor&utm_term=Scientists+and+policy-makers+its+time+to+bridge+the+gap

    Neil is off a great start to bridge this gap by communicating the science in a language we can all understand


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