MAKING THE MOST OF GRASS

MAKING THE MOST OF GRASS

Why make the most of grass…? First and foremost, it’s a lucrative resource. As Charlie Dolphin writes in the introduction to our new grass seed brochure, grass is ‘the livestock farmer’s most sustainable, cost-effective feed’. There are other reasons too –...
FOOD PRICE INFLATION SET TO CONTINUE

FOOD PRICE INFLATION SET TO CONTINUE

Food inflation hasn’t been going up this quickly for over a decade – and the worst is yet to come. A flurry of recent studies furnish some statistics. Consumer group Which? found that supermarket groceries in February this year were on average 3.14% more...
THE CHALLENGE FOR GRASS

THE CHALLENGE FOR GRASS

Forage and grazing can determine the difference between profit and loss on livestock farms where margins are under constant pressure. With no inputs exempt from our inflationary times, Mike Sims – recently appointed to Bright Maize as grass specialist – tells us about...
TONY HARRIS AND HARPER ADAMS

TONY HARRIS AND HARPER ADAMS

As part of our pioneer series, we look at one of the UK’s leading agricultural educationalists, Dr Tony Harris, who died earlier this year and believed agrobusiness alumni should rank alongside the best of any other industry  The high standing of Harper Adams...