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Grass Growth update 27-6-14 An Excellent 2nd Cut Tantallon Grass being mown on the 17th June, this was direct drilled last Sept (13)

Grass Growth hits Magic day

  With grass growth hitting rates of 75kg/DM/day in Lancashire, we need to focus on grass management, if we let grass grow too far a head of cows we will struggle to maintain quality during the rest of the grazing…

Cows are out

¬†With grass growth hitting the 33kg/dm/day mark this week , we have seen some dairy cows out during the day time, grass quality is obviously variable at present but we do know that the protein levels are around the 24-26…

Grass growth Charting this years growth

This is the grass growth curve for 2014 (in red) , compared with predicted. results to date are up to early March 2014, Early March growth rate is running at approx. 5 kg/DM/Day.

 

 

EM silage Additve on some very dry Whole crop has proved a success

Treating whole crop wheat can often be interesting to say the least, but I used some EM Silage additive on a very dry whole crop (you could nearly of had the combine in), the results have been very impressive because…

Cows Still Grazing 7 months on !.

  Grazing cows this year has been a dream compared with last year, some herds in this area have been grazing for 7 months plus now, unheard of last year. This week grass has been growing at 55kg/dm/ha (this is…