Ploughing
Livestock farmers targeting higher grass production and use/ha should consider spring drilling over autumn drilling, according to a leading grassland adviser. Dr Noel Gowan of Grasstec says that when post-sowing management is optimised, spring reseeds can be seedhead and stem free for seven to eight grazings. Autumn reseeds typically show stem and seedhead after two to three grazings. Dr Gowan says that autumn reseeding makes sense when in rotations with other crops but otherwise spring reseeding is best. Although autumn […]