Rob Havard is a cattle farmer and professionally qualified Ecologist. Rob runs Phepson Angus – a regenerative farming based pedigree Aberdeen Angus herd, selling bulls and females to other grass based farmers and breeders. Rob was an early adopter of Holistic Management and Regenerative grazing techniques and has offered training and consultancy in this field since 2014. Rob has previously presented at the Oxford Real Farming Conference, National Trust AGM, Bio-Farm Conference in Ireland in 2019 and is a regular contributor to PFLA webinars and field events and is a 2022 Nuffield Scholar.
Fertility is the number one predictor of profit in suckler cow systems. As input costs continue to rise we will need to reach optimum fertility rates within the bounds of what our environment can provide. Rob Havard from Phepson Angus will show how the teachings of Dr Jan Bonsma can help us understand the difference […]