Contents tagged with grass growth

3 November 2023

Deferred grazing emerges as a valuable tool for livestock producers. By carefully managing grazing fields, farmers can reduce winter feed costs, enhance animal health, and promote ecological well-being.

12 August 2022

Since our last update in June, average grass growth has been significantly affected by the weather and has generally worsened against 3-year averages for dairy, beef and sheep farms.

23 April 2021

Read our information on how to control common weeds in grassland reseeds. You will find information on chickweed, docks, redshank, thistles, nettles, buttercups and ragwort.

23 April 2021

Frit fly, leatherjackets and slugs are some of the pests to consider when reseeding grassland. Our information will help you manage the risks of pest burdens and control methods.

23 April 2021

A newly sown sward takes about 11 months to fully establish. See our tips on encouraging tiller development and grazing management.

23 April 2021

This information will help you to learn about the nutrient requirements of a new reseed. You’ll find information on nitrogen, phosphate, potash and organic manures.

23 April 2021

Pests, diseases and weeds are things to consider when reseeding grassland. Our information will also help you to monitor tiller development through the first season.

22 April 2021

Chicory, plantain and lucerne are some examples of alternative species. See our information around the benefits of diverse pastures.

23 April 2021

Read our information on the benefits of grass mixtures and top tips for using mixtures in a grassland reseed.

23 April 2021

Find out why choosing the most appropriate traits for your farm is an important part of grassland reseed. Find out why the Recommended Grass and Clover Lists are so important.

22 April 2021

From management of clover to the differences in leaf size, our resources will help you to utilise clover in a grassland reseed.

13 September 2021

Read our information to help you learn how to identify grass species. Find information, diagrams and images to help.

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