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Seems crazy to me giving them an AST without a credit check! AST gives a lot of rights,

I have had my rent paid for me in an off farm house before salary increased accordingly once we bought our own, we chose where we live but tricky in expensive areas

been on a farm AST and peppercorn rent paid to me extra wasn’t credit checked but we welcomed it if they wanted to and no deposit

commute with a baby is probably why we left the first scenario

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...