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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 ...


13 May 2014 | Grassland
Latest JCB handling options at Grassland & Muck Event

JCB will showcase its market-leading position in agricultural materials handling with working demonstrations of its latest Loadall handlers, Farm Mast...


8 May 2014 | Grassland
Launch date for new Landini tractors

An all-new range of Landini tractors set to become a stockmen’s favourite will be launched at the Grassland & Muck Event alongside a new range of four...


New Vredo Agri Air overseeder at Grassland

JC Machinery will be exhibiting the new Vredo Agri Air Overseeder which now comes with the same large pneumatic seed hopper as the award-winning Vredo...


Kuhn to show new harvesting machinery at Grassland

Kuhn Farm Machinery will introduce a new range of twin rotor rakes as it launches a number of new grass harvesting machines at this year’s Grassland &...


28 March 2014 | Grassland,News,Property News
Don't end up on the wrong side of a 'right of way'

Rights of way have been in the news again. Barely a week seems to go by without landowners heading to the High Court, often spending hundreds of thou...


24 March 2014 | Grassland
Docks are in the ‘starting blocks’ and ready to grow

Docks could pose bigger problems than usual for grassland farmers this spring, as the mild winter has encouraged early perennial weed growth, accordin...


25 March 2014 | Grassland
Reseed grass fields now but follow the ‘Ten Commandments’

Many grass fields will benefit from renovation or completely reseeding this spring, or performance may suffer later on according to Lewis Owen, region...


Farmers pilot new digital mapping service for RPA

Following successful small-scale initial trials, the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) is now rolling out to 1,000 farmers and agents the chance to test a n...


Approve GM crops, adviser urges Cameron

Climate disruption, population growth and rising costs of food staples means the UK must start producing more from the land, the Prime Minister was ur...


New John Deere balers unveiled at Grassland

A new John Deere 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers, including a wrapping baler model, can be seen work...


6 March 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Grassland,News
Ploughing the only way forward to repair flood damaged soil

Flood-repair is one situation that will benefit more from full tillage of the soil rather than no-tillage (or direct drilling), says the New Zealand s...


Fertilisers destabilise grasslands in changing conditions

Fertilisation of grasslands significantly reduces their ability to cope with changing conditions even when they contain a diverse mix of plants, finds...



Grassland Jobs


21 June 2015
Job for Harvest tractor driver  on Cornwall / Devon border
Agricola Growers Ltd, farm 3000 acres on the Cornwall/Devon border near Torpoint, not far from Plymouth. Principal cropping i...

11 May 2015
General Farm & Estate Worker. ideally Experienced Stock Person: Job in Sussex
GFW required for productive well kept  grassland farm with ensuing maintenance, fencing and general ...

22 June 2015
Tractor Driver; permanent job on mixed farm in Devon
We have a great opportunity for a self starting careful tractor driver who is able to organise their own time. The role invol...

18 May 2015
Farm Manager
The farm has a range of enterprises including a 200 cow dairy herd, a pedigree Simmental beef suckler herd, a commercial shee...









Top Grassland news
12 December 2014 | Grassland

UK farmer confidence falling, according ...

Falling farmgate prices and market price volatility have contributed to a d...


27 October 2014 | Grassland

Wetland is more valuable than arable, ne...

New research has calculated that each hectare of land at Wicken Fen in Camb...


13 October 2014 | Grassland

Cattle to replace lawnmowers in wildlife...

Following a successful trial last autumn, a herd of cows will once again re...


24 September 2014 | Grassland

Spray grassland weeds now

Warm soils and heavy dews are providing ideal growing conditions for grassl...


29 August 2014 | Grassland

Grassland Farmer of the Year 2014: Final...

The judges of the BGS Grassland Farmer of the Year Award criss-crossed the ...


19 May 2014 | Grassland

McCormick to showcase new tractors at Gr...

The all-new McCormick X7 Pro Drive tractor range will be in the spotlight a...


25 March 2014 | Grassland

Reseed grass fields now but follow the ‘...

Many grass fields will benefit from renovation or completely reseeding this...


15 January 2007 | Grassland

Northern Ireland's farm nutrient measure...

New rules implementing the EU Nitrate Directive for Northern Ireland take a...


Knowledge Centre Downloads
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Illustrated guide to lowland chalk and l...

Lowland chalk grassland supports a wide range of plants and animals. The wa...


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Illustrated guide to trees, woodlands an...

Woodlands and habitats that contain a variety of trees, shrubs and grasslan...


2 February 2011| Views 3536

Illustrated guide to purple moorgrass an...

Purple moorgrass and rush pasture is found on poorly drained, usually acid ...


2 February 2011| Views 3602

Illustrated guide to upland limestone gr...

Upland limestone grassland supports some of the rarest plants in England. O...


2 February 2011| Views 3522

Illustrated guide to water courses besid...

Rivers, streams and ditches supply much of the water we consume. Those with...


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