BGS to Shropshire
SHROPSHIRE is the venue for this years British Grassland Society (BGS) summer meeting entitled "All Around the Wrekin".
The tour begins by looking at mixed farming in the north and east of the county, spends the second day among the beef and sheep in the southern hills, and the third in the dairying dominated north-west. The programme runs from Jul 9-12. Details (01734-318189).
• The BGS 50th Anniversary Conference runs from Dec 4-6 at Harrogate.
, and tackles "Grassland into the 21st century".