Including red clover in silage leys has the potential to boost dry matter production
by more than two tonnes per hectare per year and increase nutritional quality
in the clamp.
Inevitably, the UK’s exit from the EU featured prominently at this year’s
BCPC Congress, with speakers covering a range of policy
and practical implications and opportunities.
Seaweed technology could be the answer to boosting crop yields at a time of declining
chemical efficacy, with scientific breakthroughs revealing the multiple benefits
Cumbrian farmers could be missing out on thousands of pounds worth of production
if they rule out reseeding grass leys.
A partnership between a specialist land-based college and the farming industry
has been launched with the aim of creating a northern centre of excellence for
For the first time in more than 50 years, a new type of environmentally friendly,
improved efficiency fertiliser containing chemical and bio technologies is being
made available to UK farmers.