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25 June 2015| Arable,Crops,Grassland,News

Initial indications from farm visits undertaken by the agricultural grass team at Barenbrug during late May and early June seem to show that good average silage yields have been achieved across the UK this spring. While crops did not grow particularly tall, Barenbrug reports that they were dense – probably because of the extra tillering that occurred over an extremely mild winter. James Ingles, Head of Agriculture at Barenbrug UK, said: “Winte...





25 June 2015 | Arable,Crops,Grassland,News
Spring silage success but farmers should sharpen sward skills between cuts

Initial indications from farm visits undertaken by the agricultural grass team at Barenbrug during late May and early June seem to show that good aver...


Workshop to help farmers decide which grass mixtures to grow

Oliver Seeds is holding a grass seeds mixtures planning workshop on Tuesday 28 July 2015, at Hailes Farm, Didbrook in Gloucestershire, from 10.30 to 2...


30 May 2015 | Grassland,News
Barenbrug scheme to help UK farmers turn Grass into Gold

Barenbrug, one of the largest grass seed producers in the UK, today announces the launch of a pioneering new, research programme with farmers nationwi...


Latest McCormick tractors in action at Grassland UK - May 7th

New-generation McCormick tractors will be in action at Grassland UK in Somerset on Thursday, May 7th with visitors to the event being given the first ...


JCB handling machines get new range of attachments at Grassland UK

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21 April 2015 | Arable,Cattle,Grassland,News
Barenbrug to help UK farmers sharpen their sward skills

Barenbrug, one of the largest grass seed producers in the UK, is launching the Good Grass Guide, a handy, pocket sized booklet designed to help livest...


19 March 2015 | Grassland,News
Tackle buttercups in grass before they flower

The mild winter and kind spring weather means many soils in the south and west have now reached 5-6°C at 10cm depth. This has triggered both grass and...


9 March 2015 | Crops,Grassland,News
Avoid multi-product tank-mixes to get the best herbicide hit

Drying soils and longer days will hasten the resumption of crop protection programmes this spring. But growers have been urged to pay close attention ...


Attention to detail critical in spring fight against grassweeds

The final battle in this year’s war against blackgrass and other grassweeds needs careful planning, says Stuart Jackson of Dow AgroSciences. To dat...


5 February 2015 | Grassland,News
Barenbrug helps judge Fermanagh Grassland Club silage competition

Barenbrug – a specialist in grass seed breeding and production for the agricultural industry – is working with the Fermanagh Grassland Club to judge i...


5 February 2015 | Arable,Finance,Grassland,News
Land prices surpass £10,000 per acre

Farmland demand continued to outpace supply in the final six months of 2014, with land prices rising by 8.3% over the year to reach over £10,067 per a...


EU over-regulation causing 'severe' damage to UK agriculture

There are severe impacts on UK agriculture and the wider economy being caused by the loss or restriction of Plant Protection Products (PPPs) due to 'o...


Is EU membership damaging UK farming?

Membership of the EU is damaging the British farming industry, according to Environment Secretary Liz Truss. "There are benefits to being in a sing...


18 January 2015 | Grassland,News,Shows and Events
Grassland focus for first northern uplands conference

With the hill farming sector facing the biggest shake-up of their operating ‘landscape’ for a generation, the NFU and EBLEX are joining forces to stag...


UK farmer confidence falling, according to new survey

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