At my son’s insistence, we have crutched all the ewes this year before they lamb. Not too onerous a task with the combi clamp, but yet another job to do with the sheep.
Do other people on the forum do this ? and do they think it is worthwhile ?
Grassland farm here got 25 acres that are due to be taken out in September and re-sown, we don't need the fodder so we could crop it and with prices the way they are that looks like an exciting prospect. What should I be looking for when talking to a few local contractors? How do I make sure we...
My grassland has never been treated in my lifetime, I’m wanting to give it a lift as I do attempt to take hay from it. How much lime should I give it? It’s around 4 acres and has had the odd sheep on it but mostly 4 pigs who have rotorvated it for me.
can I spread with a spinner in...
Written by William Kellett from Agriland
A productive 367ac dairy farm with excellent modern facilities designed to maximise cow welfare and ease of operation has come to the market in Pembrokeshire.
Ty Mawr Farm at Cilrhedyn is a well-equipped farm on productive free-draining soils which is...
Have to say it scares me about the talk of £1000 per ton of fert on the combinable thread
Way way way out of my comfort zone and it worries me that the folk who make the stuff will think "hell yeah here we go"
Your thoughts gentlemen
Trrying to figure out what to do with grassland fertiliser this season for haylage and hay production.
Rough costing of 20.10.10 at £650 a tonne.
Put on at 150kg acre and that's around £100 an acre.
£1000 for a 10 acre field🙈😀
A. Carry on at usual rate
B. Cut rates down by half
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