Farmer Focus: Lambs can't keep up with ryegrass

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Ryegrass seed production is the most important crop here at Valetta, since it is the link between our arable and livestock business’ and a well-paying enterprise in its own right. But October can be very hard to manage. To maximise seed yield, we aim to promote tiller development and seed head initialisation with early nitrogen. Then we keep the crops grazed down to delay seed head emergence and reduce vegetative bulk to the plant growth regulator programme in reducing the chance of […]

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