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Spring Grazing

Spring block calving is about to begin, so its time to work out grass covers ready for grazing over the the next month Aim for a pre graze cover of 2200-2300 kg/cover , at this cover grass quality is high…

Keep a eye on forage stocks

With this years grass growth being back 5% on last years total grown, it will be important to keep a eye on silage stocks. If you are going to struggle to make it to turn out – now is the…

Herbal ley trail in the Ribble Valley

First picture Soil Structure from the Control Area of the field (so not under a herbal ley, this soil is compacted and cracking horizontally in slaps ), The second Picture is of Soil in the same field which has been…

Grass growth compared to 2018 –

Blue line 2020 says it all, We are as seen from the graph sooner into the dry period encouraging signs of rain now will have a positive impact – Fingers Crossed Organic Farms are recording the the highest grass growth…

Great Grazing Platform

So the pictures below taken last week, are from a Grazing Platform in South Cumbria , the tracks and fence network have made a real difference to grass quality and yield – on what are challenging soils !!!