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Watch: harvesting first-cut silage in Co Derry
Aiming to make high-quality silage for finishing cattle, Jonathan Blair has harvested 70ac of first-cut last week.
BETTER Farm NI: ready to roll with first cut silage
The silage season on the programme farms will kick off this week, with settled weather forecast over the weekend.
BETTER Farm NI: cost savings with high quality silage in bull beef systems
High-quality silage has been successfully used in bull beef diets to cut down the level of concentrate feeding on the programme farms.
BETTER Farm NI: taking out surplus grass and making paddocks
Fieldwork is the main part of the workload on all programme farms at present, with additional paddocks being installed and surplus grass removed for silage.