Grassland Management

24 September 2021

Liming in September is standard practice to ensure good germination of an autumn reseed. But grazing managers need to remember that calcium* is needed on the platform throughout the growing season.

27 September 2021

A recent survey conducted by AHDB reveals that farmers are planning for their winter forage supplies earlier than last year. Sixty-six per cent of farmers who responded to the survey had good forage stocks, and only 31% were short of grass silage. Fewer farmers have forward bought straw compared to last year, although they have concerns for future straw availability, price and managing cash flows.

30 November 2021

Guy Prudom hosts his last Strategic Farm event

22 November 2021

Edward Dean hosts his last Strategic Farm event

11 November 2021

Joe Howard hosts his last Strategic Farm event

21 October 2021

Integrating beef cattle into arable rotations provides new opportunities for both beef producers and arable farmers.

17 September 2021

ruumi, a new digital platform, is building technology to help farmers get more out of from grazed grass.

17 September 2021

Charlie Russell is Estate Factor and Farms Manager for Glenapp – a rural business near Stranraer where one of the challenges is usually to cope with over 1,500 mm annual rainfall, and this year turned into coping with a six-week drought.

9 September 2021

The 2021-22 DGE programme aims to recruit anyone looking to develop their knowledge, skills and competence to produce and utilise grazed grass and silage to help support levy payers.

13 October 2021

Benefits of integrating sheep on arable rotations

20 August 2021

Tips for getting the best out of grassland this autumn

23 September 2021

Join us for this on-farm event hosted by Dyson Farming, looking at the output of an AHDB-funded research project, which investigates the benefits of running sustainable beef systems on arable units.