Situation Vacant Agronomist in carbon payment programme!

Andrew Voysey

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Are you know an early career agronomist in the UK? A daughter or son of a British farmer? Or someone with an excellent understanding of farming in the UK?

Someone that would love to be right at the heart of the first certified, multi-national carbon payment programme for farmers in the UK and Europe?

Soil Capital is looking for an outstanding candidate for this role: https://soil.imgix.net/assets/Call-for-applications-UK-agronomist-1.pdf

Feel free to message me for more details.
 

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Rejuvenating swards: Which option is best?

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Written by Brian McDonnell

Maintaining grass quality during mid-season grazing is important. Farmers can maintain quality by entering ideal grazing covers of 1,300 – 1,500kg DM/ha, and grazing down to a residual of 4cm every rotation.

If you are now in a situation where cows are not cleaning out paddocks as well as they should be, leading to the development of steamy grass within the sward, here are some options.

Common options for rejuvenating swards include:

  1. Take a silage cut, probably into bales, remove the material and start again with the aftermath...
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