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Still chance to spray persistent weeds in grassland

Arable Last edited 08/08/14
Perennial weeds like docks and thistles are more visible than usual in grass fields at the moment

Cobalt deficiency contributing to poor lamb growth

Livestock Last edited 08/08/14
Despite an exceptional year for grass growth, technicians are warning that cobalt deficiency is threatening to limit lamb growth rates.

Making the most of wholecrop forages is new challenge for high-yielding Berkshire dairy herd

Livestock Last edited 08/08/14
Meeting the strict demands of a milk contract that imposes restrictions on the ingredients used in cow rations, has meant even greater emphasis on the quality of grass and wholecrop forages in the TMR mix fed to the 250 cows at Farley Farms, Reading, Berkshire.

A new approach to foot bathing

Livestock Last edited 08/08/14
With targets to reduce national flock lameness to 5% by 2015, Progiene have launched a new footbath solution to the sheep market.

Non GN barley varieties are the way forward to meet ever increasing distilling demand

Arable Last edited 08/08/14
The importance of supplying non-glycosidic nitrile (GN) varieties to the market that could meet the needs of both distilling and brewing

Terrific family day out at Cranleigh Show

Events Last edited 08/08/14
People in Surrey and the South East can be very proud of our agricultural tradition and our high standards

Get on top of flying insects in the parlour to avoid disease spread

Livestock Last edited 08/08/14
High numbers of flying insects caused by the extended warm summer spell is putting livestock, and in particular dairy cattle, at increased risk of disease

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