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Drill stubble turnip now to boost forage stocks

After a dry spell leaves you short of forage, the gap can be filled with stubble turnips. One of the most economical forage crops, they can be drilled as late as mid-August and can extend the grazing season considerably.  

Once established root crops can produce up to 45 tonnes per hectare in around 10-12 weeks. Three acres of stubble turnips mixed with forage rape can feed 100 sheep for a month.

Our stubble turnip video explains more.

Date Posted: 2nd June 2011


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