Silas Hedley-Lawrence is FAI’s Farm Manager, overseeing the commercial farming enterprise and coordinating the farm with its research obligations. Silas’ has eight years of experience managing farms regeneratively, with an emphasis on organic year-round grazing systems. With ties to New Zealand through his family dairy farm and kiwi fruit orchards, he maintains an emphasis on lean, profitable farming systems that also deliver on increasing biodiversity and soil health gains.
The primary driver of any farm business should be profit, right? This expert panel will offer a business masterclass in creating and running a profitable farm business featuring case studies of profit-focussed regenerative business models. It will cover top tips on managing the transition to agroecological farming and how different regenerative enterprise structures can be […]
Six Pasture for Life member farms have come together in an Innovative Farmers Field Lab to undertake a four year study to explore the impacts of bale grazing on soil and forage. In this session we will hear from three of the field lab farmers who have been implementing bale grazing as an outwintering strategy […]