Controlling field traffic for grassland yield benefits

This year, we have been looking at how reducing machinery wheelings in field work could have a benefit in the yield of the crop. This Reduced Traffic or Controlled Traffic question has been raised in the light of soil compaction studies.

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Feed efficiency in dairy cow systems

The efficiency of feed use is as important as the costs of feeds as both relate to the cost of production. There are a number of efficiency factors , two of which are discussed here with data from the 2003 – 2010 SRUC systems study at Crichton Royal Farm

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