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Despite grassland being quite resilient, it took a battering in summer 2018. A lot of swards have not recovered and there is long-term damage that needs putting right if swards are to regain their productivity.
In a bid to future-proof their enterprise for the next generation, host of the Royal Welsh Grassland Event 2018 Martin Evans is successfully running three different enterprises alongside one another. Hannah Park reports.
A former dairy farmer who switched to bull beef production has used his knowledge of ruminant nutrition to formulate a cost-effective total mixed ration (TMR) based on maize silage, to finish animals at under 16 months old.