CS Capital Grant


I am filling out my application under CS Capital Grants for a sprayer washdown area with roof and I have a few queries/questions.

The system asks for the area requested to be submitted in ha. I have done that but it just looks 'wrong'. Also do I need to send my Catchment Sensitive Farming report which supports the application? I only have a hard copy and would like to keep hold of the original if possible.

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...