Visit the UK’s leading indoor agricultural event, with eleven packed halls of the very latest in agricultural machinery and equipment. Now at the NEC, Birmingham this is free to attend and free to park.
THE analysis of 150 first cut silage samples taken in late April to mid-May indicate the need for farmers to focus on managing rumen pH and providing adequate amounts of structural fibre in the ration.
Planning ahead for this year’s forage stocks and weed control were some of the topics up for discussion at this years Grassland UK event held at Shepton Mallet, Somerset. Peter Hollinshead and Jonathan Wheeler report.
In a bid to calve heifers before two years old, the focus has predominantly been on reaching target weights for service. Hannah Noble finds out why weight gain throughout pregnancy is just as important.
In light of the recent wet weather, Rob Fowkes, nutritional advisor at Quality Liquid Feeds urges farmers to plan ahead for next winter and put in place a strategy to minimise the risk of reduced forage stocks.