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July 2016

Ruminations From The Vet - July

By Rob D 3 years ago

Rainfall has been extreme in some regions whilst the temperatures have rarely been close to seasonal averages. This is summer? As we move through July it looks as though we could be in, nationally, for a poor harvest. Come on.

Goole event proves popular haunt for growers

By Pinstone 3 years ago

Wynnstay Woodheads, in conjunction with BASF, played host for their annual Trials Event in Goole, East Yorkshire, on Monday 27th June. The well attended event showcased winter and spring wheat varieties, and game cover crops, under different crop protection programmes.

Grass Watch 25th July 2016

By Steve Brown 3 years ago

Grass growth rates have continued to decline over the past week, decreasing 5kg from 59kg DM/ha last week to 54 kg DM/ha this week. Grass quality, however, has improved slightly with an average metabolisable energy (ME) of 11.7 MJ/kg DM, up 0.2 MJ/kg DM compared to last week. This is on par with the six year average, and 0.5MJ greater than the same week last year. Crude protein has remained static at 21.6%.

“False economy” Feeding Cheap Raw Materials

By Tom Stephensons 3 years ago

Calf milk powder is commonly fed to a calf during the period of its life when it relies on receiving the nourishment it needs for growth and immunity from milk.

Video: Richard Torr gives his variety 'top picks' for the 2016/17 growing season

By Wynnstay Arable Team 3 years ago

Richard Torr, Wynnstay Seed Sales Manager, gives his variety 'top picks' for the 2016/17 growing season at the Wynnstay trial plot site, on the outskirts of Weston Park.

Video: Richard Torr talks through 2016 feed barley varieties

By Wynnstay Arable Team 3 years ago

Richard Torr, Wynnstay seed sales manager talks through the varieties available for the 2016 season at the Wynnstay trial plot site, on the outskirts of Weston Park.

Video: Richard Torr talks through NABIM Group 4 Hard Feed Wheat Varieties

By Wynnstay Arable Team 3 years ago

Richard Torr, Wynnstay seed sales manager talks through the varieties available for the 2016 season at the Wynnstay trial plot site, on the outskirts of Weston Park.

Video: Richard Torr talks through NABIM Group 3 biscuit wheat and soft feed wheat varieties

By Pinstone 3 years ago

NABIM Group 3: biscuit wheat and soft feed wheat varieties

Video: Richard Torr talks through NABIM Group 1 and 2 breadmaking wheat varieties

By Pinstone 3 years ago

NABIM Group 1 and 2: breadmaking wheat varieties

Why take the risk with seed?

By Pinstone 3 years ago

Blackgrass is fast becoming a huge problem for arable growers in the UK. This is due to its ability to spread quickly, and the difficulties which growers face in controlling the weed once it has established.