Contents tagged with Forage for Knowledge

4 March 2021

Ben Walker started measuring and testing grass seven years ago for Forage for Knowledge – time that has been spent building faith in grazed grass, which is saving £400/cow/year in concentrates.

5 March 2021

Rotational grazing benefits to grass growth, productivity and the environment are well known. Mob grazing is possibly the next step for some.

4 March 2021

Borehole water might be free, but it still requires a budget for an annual maintenance and testing schedule.

8 June 2020

Ten new varieties of ryegrass, two Hybrid and one Timothy have been added to the 2020/2021 Recommended Grass and Clover Lists (RGCL) for England and Wales.

6 March 2020

Considerations for managing ewes in wet weather ahead of lambing. 

15 May 2020

Learn how to keep a team motivated throughout the grazing season.

25 September 2019

Soil specialist Mark Tripney explains how to correct soil compaction and when's the best time

20 September 2019

Our project found careful management of feed can yield profitable cattle

6 September 2019

Now is the time to assess forage quality to establish the requirements for purchased feed.

6 September 2019

If you haven’t already, now is the time to body condition score your weaned ewes and suckler cows.

16 August 2019

Rupert Major shares how he switched from a leader-follower system on the milking platform, to a separate heifer grazing platform.