Gary Mitchell with some dairy cows© Robert Smith
I can’t believe how long harvesting silage has been delayed because of continued rain. However, I was delighted when the Scottish government decided to give a derogation on Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ) rules in our region, for which 23 farms applied. This decision stopped any temptation of careless slurry spreading as 15 October approached. I really hope in the post-Brexit agriculture policy, regulations like NVZs cannot just be based on a date. See also: Read more from our livestock Farmer […]