Sainfoin Perseverance

Posted: 23rd May 2019

  Tim Mallett, from Dean Farm, West Dean in West Sussex, attempted to grow a crop of sainfoin a couple of years ago, but was unsuccessful. He met with Cotswold Seeds Manager, Paul Totterdell, at FarmED to see the sainfoin crop there and gain advice about establishment and management. ...

Research Update

Posted: 23rd May 2019

We are involved in the STAR research project looking at restoring soil quality through the reintegration of leys and sheep into arable rotation.  At the recent open day at NIAB, lots of farmers came to find out about different tillage options and to discuss the use of 4-year herbal ley ...
There are a range of brassica species available to fill the forage gaps throughout the year, for both sheep and cattle. But there are some considerations to bear in mind when choosing which species to use, especially as some have a much longer establishment time than others and should be planted by ...
May - when the soils are warm and there’s adequate moisture - is the ideal time to sow lucerne and sainfoin, and after last year’s dry summer, farmers are increasingly interested in these deep-rooting, drought-resistant forage legumes. As they are slow to establish, the traditional ...

Bags of Choice

Posted: 24th April 2019

Some great feedback from Macaroni Farm in the Cotswolds, who describe our 200kg bags as a 'game changer.' Remember you can request these too, when placing your ...

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