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Minimise Waste and Maximise Efficiency This Winter

With rising costs facing producers this year SAC Consulting vet Tim Geraghty and SAC Consulting beef specialist Calum Smith discuss options to maximise efficiency this...

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Silage Analysis Update 2022

The nutritional value of silage is determined by several factors such as grass variety, cutting date, weather, wilting period etc.  Therefore, silage should be analysed...

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Westerwold And Italian Ryegrass Catch Crops

The dry conditions in large parts of the country this summer are proving difficult to establish good catch crops for winter forage. This is unless,...

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Profiting From Terminal Sire EBVs at Thistleyhaugh

In this video, Duncan Nelless explains how being involved in the RamCompare project has clearly demonstrated that differences in Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) between rams...

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Common Grazings – The Risks of Being Out of Office

Having a ‘regulated’ or ‘in office’ Common Grazing means that there is a committee in place. In this short video, we outline the benefits of...

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Setting up Deferred Cattle Grazing

In this short video, Robert Ramsay from SAC Consulting covers the principals and benefits of setting up a ‘deferred grazing’ system for suckler cows to...

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Improve Your Grassland Productivity With Weed Control

In this video we hear Poppy Frater, Grassland Specialist at SAC Consulting, and Colin Taylor, Taylor Technologies, discuss two weeds most important to established grassland in...

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Agribusiness News July 2022: Beef

A welcome lift in prices The finished beef price has lifted in June to 453p/kg deadweight, a lift of around 8p from May.  A tightening...

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Heat Stress At Bulling In Spring Suckler Herds

With temperatures starting to reach 20 degrees plus it is important to make sure that beef cattle have plenty of shade and cool fresh water,...

Read more >

Spring Grazing & Fertiliser – The Proof is in the Planning

In this webinar SAC Consulting specialists Lorna Galloway and Poppy Frater discuss soil health, good nutrient management practices and strategic grazing plan options to reduce...

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Organic Newsletter January 2022

This months newsletter is now available. Production without Antibiotics in the Organic Dairy Sector Pre-lambing rotation in 2022 White Clover Oxford Real Farming Conference Highlights...

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Minimise Waste and Maximise Efficiency This Winter

With rising costs facing producers this year SAC Consulting vet Tim Geraghty and SAC Consulting beef specialist Calum Smith discuss options to maximise efficiency this...

Read more >

Silage Analysis Update 2022

The nutritional value of silage is determined by several factors such as grass variety, cutting date, weather, wilting period etc.  Therefore, silage should be analysed...

Read more >

Westerwold And Italian Ryegrass Catch Crops

The dry conditions in large parts of the country this summer are proving difficult to establish good catch crops for winter forage. This is unless,...

Read more >

Profiting From Terminal Sire EBVs at Thistleyhaugh

In this video, Duncan Nelless explains how being involved in the RamCompare project has clearly demonstrated that differences in Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) between rams...

Read more >

Common Grazings – The Risks of Being Out of Office

Having a ‘regulated’ or ‘in office’ Common Grazing means that there is a committee in place. In this short video, we outline the benefits of...

Read more >

Setting up Deferred Cattle Grazing

In this short video, Robert Ramsay from SAC Consulting covers the principals and benefits of setting up a ‘deferred grazing’ system for suckler cows to...

Read more >

Improve Your Grassland Productivity With Weed Control

In this video we hear Poppy Frater, Grassland Specialist at SAC Consulting, and Colin Taylor, Taylor Technologies, discuss two weeds most important to established grassland in...

Read more >

Agribusiness News July 2022: Beef

A welcome lift in prices The finished beef price has lifted in June to 453p/kg deadweight, a lift of around 8p from May.  A tightening...

Read more >

Heat Stress At Bulling In Spring Suckler Herds

With temperatures starting to reach 20 degrees plus it is important to make sure that beef cattle have plenty of shade and cool fresh water,...

Read more >

Spring Grazing & Fertiliser – The Proof is in the Planning

In this webinar SAC Consulting specialists Lorna Galloway and Poppy Frater discuss soil health, good nutrient management practices and strategic grazing plan options to reduce...

Read more >

Organic Newsletter January 2022

This months newsletter is now available. Production without Antibiotics in the Organic Dairy Sector Pre-lambing rotation in 2022 White Clover Oxford Real Farming Conference Highlights...

Read more >

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