Controlling weeds such as docks, nettles and thistles in a grazing sward with 10% infestation levels could improve yield from 10t DM/ha to 11t DM/ha. However, if you are going to succeed in achieving this level of control and subsequently improve milk or meat production efficiency from grass – your cheapest feed on farm – then you will need to introduce the following five-point plan, writes independent grassland consultant Dr George Fisher. 1. Make an assessment and decide if you need to […]