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Water Supply at Grass Dairy Insight

Water Supply at Grass Dairy Insight

Getting water supply at grass right is a must for optimal cow welfare and to avoid potential dips in production. Water supply is a common pinch point on dairy farms, part...

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Multi-Species Swards (Part 2)

Multi-Species Swards (Part 2)

Historically, diverse species swards were the domain of specialist systems. However, the benefits of planting a diverse mix of species make them a valuable resource for m...

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June Checklist

June Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: Challenges of Mid-Season Grazing Autumn Calvers Improved Grassland Soils Applications Due to Open Timely Tips Keeping Yo...

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Cereal Options

Cereal Options

As bought-in feed costs show no sign of abatement, choosing to feed home-grown cereals rather than sell them could be a wise decision. The variety of treatment options av...

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Bloat in Cattle

Bloat in Cattle

Gases such as methane and carbon dioxide are produced as part of the normal process of digestion in cattle. These gases are usually discharged by eructation (belching). I...

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Slurry Storage Covers

Slurry Storage Covers

Restrictions on winter slurry spreading to prevent pollution and the greater need to make more efficient use of farm nutrients because of rising fertiliser costs means al...

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May Checklist

May Checklist

These Checklists are only available to members

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Slurry Storage Options

Slurry Storage Options

Restrictions on winter slurry spreading to prevent pollution and the greater need to make more efficient use of farm nutrients because of rising fertiliser costs means al...

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Fresh Grass Analysis

Fresh Grass Analysis

Fresh grass analysis is essential for formulating a balanced ration when livestock are at grass, to predict silage quality before cutting and to inform decisions on when ...

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April Checklist

April Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: Free TB Advice for all Farmers in England First Antimicrobial Report “In our Office” Struggling to Retain Staff? Dai...

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Multi-Species Swards (Part 1)

Multi-Species Swards (Part 1)

The terms ‘herbal ley’ and multi-species swards’ are often used synonymously. They typically refer to temporary grasslands made up of a mix of grass, legume and her...

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Slurry Acidification

Slurry Acidification

The use of acidification or pH reduction systems to lower the pH of slurry is increasingly being talked about by Government as a means of hitting ammonia and methane redu...

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