Webinar: Should you be undersowing maize?

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Should you be undersowing maize?
Wednesday 17th February 2021

Join Agrovista Agronomists Dan Knight and Phil Campion, along with Head of Rural Consultancy Phil Edenborough, as they discuss undersowing maize. The team will cover the benefits to growers, how to practically achieve successful undersowing, and any potential support available. There will also be an opportunity to have your questions answered by the team.

One NRoSO and two BASIS points awarded for attendance.

During the webinar we will cover:
  • Grass mix - what mix we use and why we use it
  • Soil health and environmental benefits of undersowing maize
  • Potential available grants and financial support for those deploying undersowing maize techniques
  • Look at sowing methods and discuss experiences
  • Q&A with the team
Click here to register today and secure your place on the webinar

Could a ‘Meat Tax’ be on the cards in the UK?

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Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland

The latest machination coming from the so-called ‘opinion formers’, who seem to have the ear of government advisors in London, is the introduction of a ‘Meat Tax’ at consumer level.

This approach, it is argued, would have the combined impact of reducing meat consumption levels (I can really see the health benefits coming through now), while also helping to reduce the overall carbon footprint of production agriculture.

What absolute drivel! In my opinion, none of this makes sense at any level. This is a scurrilous and unfounded attack on livestock farming in this part of the world.

Yet, it has to be taken seriously. I make this point because economists at Rothamsted Research have already crunched the numbers where the introduction of a ‘UK...