Clive Bailye, a Peter Hepworth for the modern times!

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Also enjoyed David Pearsons ( I think was his name ) columns in the same magazine , contractor/share farmer somewhere Devon / Cornwall direction , he was just the opposite to Hepworth but very good reading All the same , I expect he would be retired by now though
 
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Interesting video of Oliver's son


Showing us his new grain store & a new design of combine a axial flow. Incredible yeilds of 3 ton of barley & a totally amazing 4 ton of wheat, variety Norman. A more average 14 ton/acre sugar beet,
Even the music in the background was before it's time with The Apprentice : Prokovief's Dance of The Knights from Romeo and Juliet
 

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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