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February 2019

Let’s focus on what we can control

By Sammy Howorth 3 months ago

Far too often calf rearers get caught up blaming “uncontrollable factors”, mainly the weather, for poor growth rates or poor health in their calves. But arguably, doing a better job of things that are within our control would produce a stronger calf able to deal with additional challenges.

Fertiliser Update - February 2019

By Dave Mitchell 3 months ago

Fertiliser ordering has begun in earnest as the days start to draw out and a glimmer of spring is on the horizon. The recent cold snap, so far, hasn’t managed to live up to last year’s ‘Best from the East’, clearly providing some confidence that better weather is hopefully on the way.

Top picks from the Recommended List

By Wynnstay Arable Team 3 months ago

The 2019/2020 AHDB cereals and oilseeds Recommended List has been announced, with some new additions that offer exceptional disease resistance.

The latest Recommended List has some exciting new additions, including new Group 4 soft wheats LG Spotlight and LG Skyscraper, both of which were candidate varieties last year.

Benefits of Feeding a Higher Plane of Nutrition

By Elinor Thomas 4 months ago

It has become evident that in recent years nutrition and management in the first weeks of life can have long term effect on production. Restricted feeding is considered to be short term cost effective, encourages earlier weaning and produces a reasonably productive cow.