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Good Maize Silage Guide

Good Maize Silage Guide

Maize is an excellent feed providing a good source of starch to compliment protein in other forages. However, it can be an expensive crop to grow and good yields are key ...

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Heat Detection Tried & Tested Report

Heat Detection Tried & Tested Report

featuring results from the Heat Detection Survey There are numerous and varied products sold in the UK claiming to increase heat detection rates in bulling cows, from ...

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Herd Health Report

Herd Health Report

Results from our herd health survey show that low Vet & Med costs are strongly influenced by how you use your vet, the health status of your herd and the farm team sk...

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Kingshay Calf Jackets Tried & Tested Report

Kingshay Calf Jackets Tried & Tested Report

In response to member queries about calf jackets and their efficacy, we carried out a Tried & Tested survey and trial in early 2015. The survey was completed by a sam...

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Kingshay’s Maize Variety Report 2015

Kingshay’s Maize Variety Report 2015

Kingshay’s Maize Variety Report 2015 helps you choose the right maize variety for your soil and harvest date. With over ten year’s worth of data and over multiple sit...

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Maize Report 2014

Maize Report 2014

The Kingshay Maize Variety Report emphasises the importance of choosing the right variety to reduce risk and produce a profitable crop of maize and also highlights those ...

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Maize Varieties Report 2013

Maize Varieties Report 2013

The Kingshay Maize Variety Report emphasises the importance of choosing the right variety to reduce risk and produce a profitable crop of maize and also highlights those ...

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Mats & Mattresses Report Tried & Tested

Mats & Mattresses Report Tried & Tested

The Kingshay Cubicle Demonstration Unit has been allowing farmer members to test out different cubicles and mats and mattresses that are on the market since the first sec...

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Slit Aerators - Tried & Tested

Slit Aerators - Tried & Tested

Slit aerating can improve soil structure by helping to alleviate surface compaction and increase the air in the top soil. When choosing a machine it is important to know ...

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Starling Control Report

Starling Control Report

In our recent DairyCo funded study, starlings have been found to cost Somerset dairy farmers an average of 3ppl on every litre produced over the 90 day winter period when...

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The 2016 Maize Varieties Report

The 2016 Maize Varieties Report

Kingshay’s 2016 Maize Variety Report emphasises the importance of choosing a reliably high-performing variety to reduce risk and exploit the potential of this valuable ...

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The 2017 Maize Varieties Report

The 2017 Maize Varieties Report

This year’s Kingshay Maize Variety Report emphasises the importance of choosing the right variety to reduce risk and exploit the potential of this valuable crop. Wit...

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