More grass in 2017, but utilisation a disaster
After a bumper spring, grass production in 2017 was up just 4% on the previous year, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
Beef top tips: Calculating fodder deficits
Taking note of what the farm has in conserved pit silage and what silage is left to be cut are vital points for understanding your position heading into autumn.
Feeding of silage extended to all cattle in Newford Farm
With grass growth in single and low double-digit figures, silage has been introduced to 2017-born steers and heifers.