Groundswell

Groundswell is a not-for-profit organisation with the mission to promote understanding and disseminate factual information on no-till and regenerative agriculture within the UK — Groundswell Agriculture Groundswell is an independent farming conference, designed ‘by farmers for farmers’ to focus on emerging methods of soil regeneration, reducing inputs and increasing profitability in arable and mixed farming situations. On a working no-till …

Grassmeter

 1               2.5              4 The above figures would describe a lot of Instances, as in 1st Leaf of grass is produced from its Sugar stores. At the 2.5 leave stage the optimum grazing stage is reached for Maximum Energy and Protein content and when 4th leave emerges on Ryegrass the 1st Leave produced dies off! However in a recent meetings with …

Round Bottom

Round Bottoms are Best!

Round bottoms are better than angular bottoms (see picure 1). Especially where soils are concerned. By round we mean the soil particles (see Picture 2). Angularity in soil particles is due to compaction and mechanical intervention to break up soil into smaller particles, however this creates very small surface area as particles themselves are large. Roundness of soil particles is …

Protein, Why? How? Which? Do we need it?

In Ruminant nutrition, because of the fact we are dealing with a microbial population in the Rumen, the animal is able to digest a different range of Proteins and transform them into different Proteins and derived products. The Rumen Microbes can even can make proteins from non-organic forms of Nitrogen like Ammonium and Urea, which is found in herbage, and …