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Why OSR ? This year’s tillage harvest is well underway and many farmers have found huge variations in yield with one of the main differences being continuous versus first year cereal . In ...

Wildflowers provide a green space for fauna and flora whilst also being visually pleasing. A wildflower meadow is an area of permanent grass where wildflowers grow – usually on poorer soils or ...

Why OSR ? This year’s tillage harvest is well underway and many farmers have found huge variations in yield with one of the main differences being continuous versus first year cereal . In ...

Wildflowers provide a green space for fauna and flora whilst also being visually pleasing. A wildflower meadow is an area of permanent grass where wildflowers grow – usually on poorer soils or ...

Multi species swards continue to be a hot topic amongst dairy, beef and sheep producers but what is a multi species sward?? The definition of multi-species, is a mixture made up of of two or more ...

A ‘cover crop’ or ‘catch crop’ is grown primarily for the purpose of ‘protecting or improving’ between periods of regular crop production. Research and use at farm level have shown that ...

Over the next couple of weeks, weeds in pasture are set to flourish. Docks, Thistles and Nettles are often the main contenders to deal with. Now is an ideal time to spray these weeds while growth ...

The inclusion of red clover in grazing or cutting leys is a step towards improving whole farm feed efficiency in ruminant production systems. Clover plants are high in protein and therefore can ...

Protective Silage Covers / Nets Poorly preserved silage could lose up to 5% units of DMD and have low intake characteristics. Many farmers are moving away from covering pits with tyres and/or ...

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