Feeding yearling lambing hoggets
The success of the system is dependent on reaching key performance targets.
Weather presenting more options for early reseeding
Good ground conditions and relatively positive grass supplies are opening up an opportunity for some flocks to consider early summer reseeding.
Controlling rushes using weed-wipers/lickers
In order to retain access to a full suite of rush control options it is critical to act responsibly in their application. Dr David Gilloway, Department of Agriculture outlines best practice advice.
Next couple of weeks critical for grass management
Grass supplies on many farms are running well ahead of last year and careful planning will be required to ensure good-quality grass is maintained ahead of ewes and lambs.