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13 October 2014 | Cattle,Grassland,News
Cattle to replace lawnmowers in wildlife havens

Following a successful trial last autumn, a herd of cows will once again replace lawn-mowers to cut the grass at one of Worcestershire’s most importan...


24 September 2014 | Grassland
Spray grassland weeds now

Warm soils and heavy dews are providing ideal growing conditions for grassland weeds such as docks, thistles and dandelions, so it is a good time to c...


NFU spells out priorities ahead of 2015 General Election

A Government that understands farm businesses, wants agriculture to grow and has the policies that send the right signals to farmers, are the key mess...


5 September 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Grassland,News
Carbon stored in world's soils more vulnerable to climate change

The response of soil microbial communities to changes in temperature increases the potential for more carbon dioxide to be released from the world's s...


29 August 2014 | Grassland,News,Shows and Events
Grassland Farmer of the Year 2014: Final round completed

The judges of the BGS Grassland Farmer of the Year Award criss-crossed the UK last week (18-22 August), visiting the three 2014 finalists at their far...


Make a small change to organic this September, Soil Association urges

The Soil Association is today launching 2014’s Organic September campaign – the UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic, which takes place in a...


7 August 2014 | Grassland,News
Still chance to spray persistent weeds in grassland

Perennial weeds like docks and thistles are more visible than usual in grass fields at the moment. Dry conditions have slowed down grass growth, but t...


31 July 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Grassland,News
Financial impact of poor grassland management revealed

Figures calculated by Barenbrug UK – a leading supplier of agricultural grass – reveal that farmers who are not reseeding their grassland regularly co...


25 July 2014 | Grassland,News
Manage stale seedbeds to maximise black-grass kill

Stale seedbeds will be a crucial weapon in the fight against black-grass this season, but they must be actively managed if growers are to maximise the...


10 June 2014 | Grassland
The Savory Institute - 2014 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

LONDON AUGUST 1-2 Grange Tower Bridge Hotel and Conference Centre Putting Grasslands To Work: Join The Conversation The Institute’s prime objec...


27 May 2014 | Grassland
New McCormick tractors out in force at Grassland Event

The all-new McCormick X7 Pro Drive tractor range was out in force at the Grassland & Muck Event as the machines made their public working debut. Wo...


23 May 2014 | Grassland
Hit grassland weeds after first cut

Docks, nettles and thistles are prolific in grass fields this year after the mild winter and early spring, with strong perennial weed growth since Mar...


23 May 2014 | Grassland
New guide for controlling weeds in horse paddocks

Weed experts at Dow AgroSciences have published a new guide to help horse-riders and equestrian business owners get rid of problem weeds in their padd...


23 May 2014 | Grassland
Two of the UK’s best grassland farmers to open their gates

Andrew Owen of Pantygwiail Farm, Dihewyd near Lampeter won the Welsh Grassland competition in 2013, and was a finalist in the BGS ‘UK Grassland Farmer...


19 May 2014 | Grassland
McCormick to showcase new tractors at Grassland & Muck Event

The all-new McCormick X7 Pro Drive tractor range will be in the spotlight at this year’s Grassland & Muck Event – it will be the first outing for the ...



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