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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 ...


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...



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Start Date: 20 June 2015
STUDENT / COLLEGE LEAVER to Dairy assistant >>> Chinnor

220 cow dairy herd in Oxfordshire seeks new team member to be part of a team of 4. Single accommodation available. Milking ex...


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Harvest Worker Required for Carting and Cultivation. Job in Essex

Harvest student required for a 1200 acre arable farm close to Stanstead Airport in Essex. Working as part of a close team you...


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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...


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Illustrated guide to purple moorgrass an...

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


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Illustrated guide to upland limestone gr...

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


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Illustrated guide to water courses besid...

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


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