Contents tagged with grass growth

19 July 2019

The latest research and advice on grass, forage and soil management to help improve grassland productivity on livestock farms

23 May 2019

Nutrient management can often be forgotten on beef and sheep farms, yet there is considerable scope to reduce costs and improve output through the use of home-produced and bought-in nutrients. All crops need a good nutrient supply from the soil to grow and thrive. This updated manual looks at how feeding grass and forage crops properly with manufactured fertilisers or slurries and manures can boost growth.

25 September 2018

Measure grass growth with a sward stick

3 June 2019

Views from across our Farm Excellence network on the 2018 heat wave and resulting drought

6 March 2019

Grass is an important crop and grazed grass is the cheapest feed on farm, yet it rarely earns the respect it deserves as a potentially high-quality, natural ruminant feed. This manual will help producers develop new, moreefficient grazing strategies to improve returns for their business