John Cherry

John Cherry

Groundswell Agriculture

John Cherry farms the Groundswell host farm with his brother Paul. His initial enthusiasm for no-till farming stemmed from laziness and an urge to avoid bouncing around on tractor seats, but the further the brothers advanced down the road of continuous no-till, the more obsessed John became about the various soils on the 2500 acres that they farm and how they should be looked after. The Groundswell show came about because he had too many questions that no-one had satisfactory answers for and the easiest thing seemed to be to gather all the experts in one place and see what happened. The result exceeded all expectations…

Moving the Mob – Mob Grazing Demo

Demo Field

At the end of the Conference join John Cherry (host farmer) in the Demo Field to witness the moving of the mob on the herbal ley.

Demonstration
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Silvopasture Design Workshop

Soil Tent

Practical design workshop for establishing silvopasture – planting trees for shade, shelter and browsing – how to do it and why

Workshop
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Moving the Mob – Mob Grazing Demo

Demo Field

John Cherry (Host farmer) will be demonstrating moving the mob on the herbal ley. He’ll be answering questions and he will be repeating this on Thursday at 5.00pm.

Demonstration
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