Looking For Work Cover Crop Establishment Shropshire

Mattcarp

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Wem, Shropshire
With harvest soon approaching, do you want a cover crop growing to mop up an residual N, supress weeds, improve soil health and drainage. With establishment as little of £15/ ac, MJC Agri Services has a wide range of seed mixes which also complies with the new environmental agreements. MJC Agri Services can be found on Instagram and Facebook, and covers Shropshire and the surrounding counties. We have seed mixes consisting of herbal leys, cover crops, intercropping mixes, environmental area, green manures, root crops, straights & drought resistant mixes.

If this is off interest feel free to drop a message via social media pages or ring Matt 07948324879
 

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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