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Kingshay's Knowledgebase - Environment

Reducing Plastic Waste on Farm

Reducing Plastic Waste on Farm

An average of 13,000 tons of plastic is produced by UK farms each year. Reducing waste on your farm can reduce costs, reduce time as well as being better for the environm...

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Regenerative Farming

Regenerative Farming

In recent years, the term Regenerative Farming has become more widespread in its use. This interest has not only been within the industry, but regenerative agriculture ha...

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Safe Handling and Storage of Fertiliser

Safe Handling and Storage of Fertiliser

Good storage practices and vigilant record keeping are always important to ensure a safe workplace.  In addition, they will assure the quality of the purchased products ...

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Slurry Nitrogen Efficiency

Slurry Nitrogen Efficiency

Utilising slurry to get the maximum of the available nutrients for grass growth can save significant amounts money, without compromising forage output. Testing slurry nu...

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Soil - Appreciating its full value

Soil - Appreciating its full value

Ecosystem services are benefits we derive from the natural environment. The value of these services to agriculture is enormous and underappreciated, or not known at all....

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Soil Improvement Farming Note

Soil Improvement Farming Note

Soil is arguably the most valuable natural resource on any farm and is often taken for granted. Linking progressive soil management to a livestock production system can a...

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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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Sulphur

Sulphur

Sulphur is a major nutrient for plants and is vital for protein synthesis. Deficiency can lead to reduced crop yields, lower protein and sugar content in grass, poorer f...

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