With the grass foraging season only weeks away our Grass and Forage supplement majors on preparation – pre-season maintenance of essential machinery which could pay dividends as the season gets under way and, in more agronomic terms, a look at forage maize establishment in northern climes. Also numbering among this issues key features is a timely reminder of how clover can add value to grass swards.
And, as an added bonus, we include the UKASTA guide to forage additives – essential information for those planning their silage campaigns. Successful grass conservation is all in the planning, it seems.
Give used mower once-over S4
Mini balers a growth area S6
Faith in maize even in the NE S8
Forage Additives Guide S10-18
Additive sources at a glance S19
Service well pre-season to keep baler trouble-free S20
Clover varieties improving S22
Edited by Jessica Buss and Andy Collings