These two articles by By David Pannell ( from Australia) has certainly made me think
The comments section is worth reading too as I believe these policies are going to...
275: Grazing a high yielding dairy herd
Written by AHDB
Grazing dairy cows is nothing new so you might wonder why there is so much focus on it in the dairy sector. The influence of the New Zealand style system over recent years can’t be denied – however, grass can also form a vital part of our...
Written by Rachel Martin
A Northern Ireland dairy farm has been named the winner of a new UK-wide award for the best British Friesian herd of the year.
Castledale herd, which is owned by Gordon and Gavin Stockdale and family from Lecale, Co. Down, has been named the first British Friesian Herd...
Written by John Swire
The cold and dry conditions in April significantly reduced grass growth. Many farmers were forced to take very early and light cuts of first cut grass silage as fields failed to bulk up as expected. Although recent rain came at the right time for aftermaths and could help...
I bought certified RGT PLANET seed and planted it 2 years ago. Last year I home saved the seed and paid BSPB the royalties. This year I’ve home saved the seed ( home saved the harvest from the home saved seed), are royalties still due?
Written by cpm
Download PDF In a group jam-packed with new options, Limagrain’s latest offering claims the title of the best septoria resistance within the UK Flour Millers (UKFM) Group 3 category. CPM reviews LG Astronomer. The septoria score in particular gives Astronomer a real edge. By...
I'm wondering if anyone has experience with Shorthorns and/or NDS and could tell me about them?
Interested in a good grazing cow with quality milk, and being in Lancashire I thought of these (unless there's another traditional northern dairy breed?)
Anyone hazard a guess to average price of carrots? Just a ball-park figure.
Need it for a crop-loss claim.
I'm using £130/t for an average potato price.
Edit. Also difference between irrigated yield vs non irrigation.
Written by Agriland Team
Lameness is a significant problem for the dairy industry as it is not only an important welfare issue, but can lead to reduced profits, according to College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) dairy adviser, Judith McCord.
Judith said: ”The most common...
Hi everyone thinking of planting some kale direct into some grass in next couple of weeks want to graze it with mainly cattle from November until January only 4acre patch. Which would be best to grow. Thanks
We've been talking about reduced lime spreading rates on the Beef & Lamb price tracker & thought it deserves it's own thread.
Sorry if I've missed anyone who was in that conversation.
Just to catch up...
Most years we grow20 ish acres of forage rape or swift after silage in late June .this year the field is smaller 12 acres and shallow.so looking to direct drill some forage or turnips.late May to get the same amount of feed.What are the options?