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Spring Wholecrop – What are the Options? Farming Note

Barley or wheat? Undersow or not? Spring wholecrop can be a very useful alternative feed to maize and is very good as a break crop. There are a wide range of crops that can be spring sown and grown for wholecrop.

This Farming Note covers:

  • Why grow a spring wholecrop?
  • What are the wholecrop options?
  • What are the costs?
  • Should I undersow?

Issued March 2005.

This Farming Note is only available to members

About Kingshay Farming Notes

Since 1991 Kingshay has been publishing Farming Notes on issues critical to the success of a modern dairy farm business. These briefings provide dairy farmers, large animal vets, farm consultants and other interested parties with the most important and timely information in a concise two-page format. The information contained in our Farming Notes is written and updated by our experts to ensure accuracy and save you time.

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