Crops & Grassland

Dairy consultant Andre Van Barneveld, from Graise Consultancy, discusses how to calculate pasture demand on your grazing platform during the grazing season.

13 May 2020

Dairy consultant Andre Van Barneveld, from Graise Consultancy, gives tips on how to successfully incorporate clover into a perennial ryegrass sward.

14 May 2020

David Merrett from Oldbury Farm, Gloucestershire, discusses why he decided to start cut and carry and the impacts this has had on his farm.

11 May 2020

Research has highlighted the short-term gross margin effects of including cover crops in the rotation.

7 May 2020

Strategic farmer Guy Prudom tells us how spring 2020 was a first for early turnout in North Yorkshire and what management decisions he has put in place to keep grass growing.

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.

5 May 2020

First generation farmers Rob and Anna Hawke joined the AHDB Beef & Lamb-funded project, Challenge Sheep, when it began in 2017.

5 May 2020

Strategic Farmer, Adrian Coombe, farms with his wife Lyn, and father Peter, at Dupath Farm in Callington, Cornwall.

7 May 2020

This version of the RGCL is specifically for industry specialists to aid farmers in their variety selections for mixtures.

8 June 2020

The Recommended Grass and Clover Lists for England and Wales are drawn up after rigorous testing for attributes such as yield, persistency, quality and disease resistance. The data come from trials carried out by the NIAB-TAG, Barenbrug, IBERS, DLF Seeds, DSV, AFBI and SRUC, and are evaluated by a panel of experts.

1 May 2020

An article looking at Using dirty water as a source of moisture for the grazing platform could lead to rejected paddocks, or poor residuals, caused by high potassium levels, which make grass taste bitter.

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