Can I patch up a poor Lucerne crop?

Posted: 14th November 2022

Can I patch up a poor Lucerne crop?  Lucerne and the effect of Auto-toxicity  The extremely dry summer of 2022 has highlighted the drought resistance of this deep rooted forage legume.  We have seen instances of stands producing 2 to 4 cuts of silage per year during the ...
At this time of year it is not unusual to receive calls regarding the management of autumn sown grass leys, usually a light autumn graze, plus some colder winter weather is sufficient to deal with most annual weeds or volunteer cereals. However the recent weather conditions during the late summer ...
Chris Molyneux is Director of Molyneux Kale Company in the North West of England, growing different types of kale as well as chicory and chard, selling wholesale to food services, restaurants and farm shops. To successfully grow these hungry crops for years to come, Chris is very aware of ...
  Join us for a one day course on Herbal Leys Establishment and Management brought to you by the FarmED team and Cotswolds Seeds. Time & Location 09 Nov, 10:00 – 16:30 FarmED, Station Rd, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton, OX7 6BJ   About the ...

Yellow Rattle

Posted: 2nd November 2022

Now is the time to sow Yellow Rattle! This annual wildflower is a key species in wildflower meadows. It acts as a parasitic plant, latching onto the roots of grasses thereby reducing their dominance over time. Yellow Rattle needs to go through a winter or ‘cold snap’ before it will ...

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