Woldgrain Expansion 2021

The mess of 100 different pallets has now been organised into what needs to be where for the steel erectors starting.

Also the materials handling team are on site to start on the conveyors, elevators and the catwalks which will join the two silos and link them to the existing store.

I am fascinated by the size of this build,
This phase will add another 11% to our existing site in terms of capacity. Then there is full planning in place to build another 12 silos with another drier.

but also by the massive number of containers all next to your site, are they all a commercial storage letting business?
That is a fireworks factory, they import bulk from China and re-package for retail in the UK.

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...