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S J H

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I was trying to work out on AHDB, but I think more lambs have been killed in the past 12 months than the previous, and I thought they'd be a lower lamb crop last year with lower scanning and decreasing flock.
 

Cotswoldshep

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I've got 60 stores knocking about, reasonable size at home. Do I send them to my other block of grazing 20 miles away on clean grass and grow or sell as stores now. Help, what do I do. They are not taking grass away from pregnant ewes....
 

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Cover crops â a practical farm example

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Cover crops â a practical farm example

The need to restore soil health, control blackgrass and reduce exposure to oilseed rape has resulted in a complete rethink over cropping and rotation on a North Yorkshire farm.

Twenty years ago half of the land at Stephen Tuer Farms was in grass for dairy cows. This provided a perfect three-year break for arable cropping, helping to condition soil and keeping pernicious weeds like blackgrass at bay.

We could plough out the grass and combination drill it the soil was teeming with life and we could get three good crops of wheat and barley before going back in to grass, says Steve Tuer.

When we gave up the dairy cows in 2009 we turned to...
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