Spring of the smash and grab
There was 9kg DM/ha of daily grass growth across the country this week.
Top tips for ad-lib finishing
With fodder scarce on some farms, many are turning to ad-lib concentrate feeding to make up the deficit. But what are the key things to watch out for when ad-lib feeding?
Spike in grass growth bringing Newford Farm back on track
Grass growth rates in recent weeks have been recorded from 70kg DM/ha to 120kg DM/ha allowing the farm to replenish fodder supplies.
Lots to consider as growth rates climb
There are three scenarios facing farmers right now and the third, lingering in the background, is the need to close ground for spring grazing in 2019.