Author: James

Make sure your grazing down your covers

Grazing covers down now will help maintain grass quality through the season, and grass is really palatable at this time of year. If you can can get covers down o 1500-1700 kg/DM/ha post grazing that will be the target. Growth…

Damaged Swards what next

Grass Renovation for Winter damaged fields What next ? When its dry enough Graze down as much as possible . Aerate if soil is capped on the surface Then scratch seed or direct drill new Grass seeds into the surface…

Grass Growth Doubles in a week !!-

Ground conditions changing by the day – what seemed impossible to walk on last week looks totally different today (ish) Soil temperatures of 9.5-10 degrees- grass will grow at a pace

Grass Growth on the up

Soil temperatures at 9.5-10 degrees and after this weekend more day than night , so grass growth is going one “up” , we are still behind last year by approx 36% to date.

Loads of Grass !!

Just waiting for a few dry days so we can re start grazing again. Grass Growth this week 7 kg DM/day , this time last year it was 17 kg. Soil sampling – part of the a day in the…

Kirkham Discussion Group Visit

We had a great meeting at Wareings Farm Buildings, great to see a local company doing well and also learn about its long history of supporting British Agriculture.