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July 2018

Heatwave remains number one topic

By Martin 10 months ago

The conversation among UK farmers remains the same – what are we going to do about the lack of grass? The very late and wet spring has been compounded by a prolonged heatwave, leaving dairy producers struggling with grass availability for grazing and silage.

Crop Protection

By Wynnstay Arable Team 10 months ago

Effective programmes for high yielding varieties

Monitor forage levels now to avoid a winter shortage

By Alasdair Taylor 10 months ago

With the hot and dry weather reducing grass availability, producers are being advised to monitor and budget forage stocks now to avoid a shortfall come winter.

Hybrid Rye

By Wynnstay Arable Team 11 months ago

Widely grown in northern Europe, Hybrid Rye is proving to be an increasingly popular choice for improving the performance of AD (Anaerobic Digestion) plants and has potential as a high yielding wholecrop for livestock production.

Record year for the Arable Event

By Wynnstay Arable Event Team 11 months ago

It was the busiest year to date for the free Arable Event, which was hosted by Wynnstay and GrainLink at Weston-under-Lizard on the Shropshire and Staffordshire border on June 20.

Fertiliser Update - July 2018

By Dave Mitchell 11 months ago

At the time of writing in early July, nitrogen prices are remaining firm and are expected to rise further in the weeks ahead. As always, I would advise keeping in contact with your Wynnstay Specialist or the Fertiliser Office for the latest market updates.

Calves tell us that all starters are not created equal!

By Steve Brown 11 months ago

There is more than enough evidence to show that to develop a healthy, functional rumen it is important to establish an appropriate microbial population, promote growth and development of the ruminal absorptive surface area, develop rumen muscularisation and increase rumen volume.