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Crops

Are you still bare? What are the options?

Posted on December 24th, 2012 · Posted in News

The wet autumn has left many farmers with bare stubble or ploughed land with nothing growing. So, what are the options for getting that land back into production? This will.. read more

What’s up pussy cat?

Posted on December 20th, 2012 · Posted in News

If lambing rapidly starts to go pear-shaped this year due to lamb losses from infectious abortion help is at hand. Every abortion should be investigated with your vet, but if.. read more

Eating for two or three or four …

Posted on December 19th, 2012 · Posted in News

With feed prices as they are, it’s tempting to economize on feeding in late pregnancy. But have a think back to last spring’s lambing. If you had a good lambing.. read more

Silage analysis – the good, the bad & the ugly

Posted on December 18th, 2012 · Posted in News

It goes without saying that this year some pretty ropey silages have been made. The constant wet weather and lack of sunshine have given us all some difficulties. But how.. read more

Footrot in sheep

Posted on December 6th, 2012 · Posted in News

The wet summer has caused an increase in footrot in sheep. Muddy pastures, lanes and yards are the main causes of the spread of disease which can survive away from.. read more

All that glistens isn’t gold

Posted on November 30th, 2012 · Posted in News

By Peter Harland We think that forage mineral and vitamin levels will be changed in silage crops this year. The high rainfall means that forage mineral levels will be altered.. read more

Barrow

Wheel delight over donation

Posted on November 27th, 2012 · Posted in News

There were smiles all round when Mike Dennis, of WE Jameson of Masham, presented Mowbray School, Bedale, with a giant wheelbarrow.

Soya/Rape

Posted on November 23rd, 2012 · Posted in News

In a break from the general doom and gloom we can report that forward prices for soya and rape are much lower than current values. Because of an increase in.. read more

Fodder Beet

Posted on November 22nd, 2012 · Posted in News

As with all crops, the 2012 weather has played havoc with the fodder beet crop. We are supplying this to farms and the quality is generally good. However we are.. read more

New calf milk replacer

Posted on November 1st, 2012 · Posted in News

This month we launch our newly designed top-end whey and skim based calf milk replacer.  Both are 23% protein and 17% oil.  We have chosen to only use ingredients that.. read more