Longer Term Game Cover Options

Posted: 17th January 2019

  While many game cover mixtures are based on annual species such as game maize, millets, mustard and sorghum, there are longer term options which can be left in the ground from two to five years and longer. The Two Year Wild Bird Seed Mixture This mix combines annual species like ...

Job Opportunity: Technical Sales Trainee

Posted: 16th January 2019

This training role, designed to take between 12-24 months, will provide you with the skills you need to become an agricultural Technical Sales Advisor, for this highly respected and long established seed merchant. Cotswold Seeds supplies 15,000 UK farmers and growers in the livestock, arable and ...

Species of the Week: Plantain

Posted: 14th January 2019

Ribgrass (plantain), is a popular mineral rich forage herb with deep, drought tolerant, soil conditioning roots. It's also frost tolerant and used in diverse grazing mixtures to lift trace elements from deep within the soil profile. https://www.cotswoldseeds.com/species/13...
The difference in speed of establishment of stewardship mixes. BOTTOM is AB8 Fine grasses & Wild Flowers (slowest growing grasses, which can take up to a year to establish) TOP is Buffer Strip Mix including Cocksfoot & Timothy, much quicker out of the ground. So don't worry if yours ...

Game Cover Trials

Posted: 8th January 2019

Fennel planted alongside maize, hopefully to attract partridge. Also looking to see if the fennel strip can be topped for weed management and left in for a second ...

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