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  1. F

    New to whole crop silage, any advice?

    We want to grow some whole crop silage (wheat) under-sown with grass on our farm (beef and sheep). Does anyone have any advice as I have heard varying advice on this. My questions are: Can it be grown at altitude (is 1000ft too high), What are the problems with under sown grass, does it...
  2. spin cycle

    diary of a comedy sheep farm

    taking a cue from others with their own threads....and upon a suggestion of a friend whom i keep 'entertained':rolleyes: so today.....up at the sheds at 6am to check for lambings although we're not supposed to start for a month:banghead:....just a single....penned it up and back for school...
  3. T

    2019 Beet area

    What are beet growers doing area wise this upcoming year? I hear many are cutting back considerably?
  4. Kiwi Pete

    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    :oops: Eh up! The idea of starting a thread about Holistic management has been on my mind for ages, if I am honest. Lets start by me putting my cards on the table - I have NO formal training, NO books, and NO interest in starting big wars on which way is best. I do, however, completely and...
  5. Kevtherev

    Traditional mixed Farming

    Lot of doom and gloom on here regarding the removal of subs brexit etc etc Bringing back mixed Farming with livestock in the arable rotation is the way forward I believe. No doubt some will disagree? Fert and fancy Machinery will be first to suffer.
  6. F

    AB15 2 year legume fallow

    Can you bale this and feed it after 30th June? I read as you can (and you can for ordinary fallow as I believe @static does) but is this right. An advisor tried to say I couldn't. Also can I grow ab15,ab15, ww, ab15, ab15 for my 5 year agreement? I believe @silverfox and @Two Tone are using...