Temporary sheep fencing – grazing surplus grass and forage crops
Sheep fencing doesn't need to cost a fortune, with plenty of options now on the market allowing fencing to be set up quickly.
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.