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North East Wales
With regard to almost all new tractors.
Are all these firms using the same people that designed Japanese cars in the 1970s?

Some seriously God awful ugly nose designs being produced these days! I honestly reckon my six year old grandson could design some nicer grilles and light configurations than those being churned out today.

kiwi pom

canterbury NZ

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...