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Grassland Management and Silage Making at Glensaugh
Acquiring Land Through Contract or Share Farming Agreements
In this video in our series looking at advice and guidance for people who want to make a new start with agriculture, we’re talking contract and share farming agreements. What…
Type: Practical Guides
There are a number of important steps during the silage making process which can influence nutritional of the end product, impacting on livestock performance and cost of production. This factsheet gives advice on when to cut grass for silage, how long to wilt for, use of additives and handling and storage of bales. Environmental considerations of baled silage are also discussed including forage budgeting and type and amount of plastic used.
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