Diploid perennial ryegrass Dundrod has become the 29th current variety from the Barenbrug breeding programme to be recommended on a UK list.
Plant breeding improvements have given the industry better alternatives to industry standard cover crop varieties says Risa Demasi, Co-Founder Grassland Oregon.
Silage stocks are running low on many farms this spring, after last year’s awkward grass growing season meant less conserved forage was made.
Businesses that produce pesticides will need to take different actions to be able to supply new pesticides to the UK and EU markets in the event of a no deal.
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