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Spring Sown High Performance Ryegrass
Sowing a high performance ryegrass catch crop this spring could offer a flexible low risk solution for farmers with bare ground following aborted autumn drilling.
Profitable Maize Under Film
For Devon farmer Stuart Cole, growing feedstock for a green energy anaerobic digester needs to be part of an integrated and sustainable rotational cropping system, just as any other progressive farming operation.
Beet Grazing For Beef
Out-wintering cattle on fodder beet has for Powys livestock farmer Marc Jones been a game-changer in his quest for a beef rearing and finishing system that virtually eliminates the need for bought in feeds and keeps overall costs to a minimum.
Maize Undersowing Success
Pressure to avoid leaving maize stubbles bare over winter is growing. Luke James reports on a project to develop successful methods of under-sowing.
Grass Mix Trials
Gaining knowledge to help maximise metabolisable energy per hectare (ME/ha) from grassland is one objective at Field Options’ long-term mixture trials in Shropshire, as Luke James discovered.
Evolving strategy helps maintain maize performance
Maize is integral to mixed forage cropping at one farm in north Wales. adapting to change has helped to insure the crop continues to maximise its potential.
Clampsaver featured in Farmers Guardian
Rob Watkins, a Field Options customer from Herefordshire is featured in the Farmers' Guardian of 3rd November 2018. Rob runs two flocks of different breeds totalling 960 ewes which lamb in two groups. A key element of his forage system is Field Options' Clampsaver Rape and Ryegrass mixture whic
Mixed swards help cut production costs
Field Options customer, Phil Kent, made the cover of Forager's spring edition. "Low cost forage adds up for Cornish sheep system. Finishing lambs on herbal leys, changing breed type and lambing later means one Cornish sheep farm is on track to shave over £1/kg off cost of production"