Contents tagged with livestock

13 September 2021

An analysis of the learning styles preferences of UK farmers, growers and industry stakeholders

11 August 2021

Find out more about the benefits of livestock manures for arable systems.

11 August 2021

Find out the benefits of pig production and how outdoor pigs can fit into the arable rotation.

11 August 2021

There are many ways grass can be used within the arable rotation. Read about the types of grass ley and the benefits for black-grass control.

29 July 2021

See our example rations and top tips for feeding maize to ewes or store lambs.

29 July 2021

Find out if feeding maize is suitable for your cattle and see our information on protein supplementation and feeding co-products.

29 July 2021

Maize is a high energy, high starch feed. Read more about how maize compares to grass silage for protein, energy, and dry matter.

29 July 2021

See our information to help understand the feed value of maize silage and maize grain, and some example rations for feeding cattle and sheep.

29 July 2021

Weed control in the first six weeks after sowing is critical to maize performance. Learn more about maize's damaging pests and diseases.

29 July 2021

Find information on the nitrogen, phosphate and potash requirements of maize and avoiding nutrient overload.

29 July 2021

The main factors for choosing a maize variety include maturity, yield potential and feed quality. Read our tips on what to look out for when choosing a variety.

29 July 2021

Read our tips on establishing maize, from cultivating to drilling, and solving any compaction issues.

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