Forage

Forage strength for RAGT Seeds

RAGT Seeds has appointed David Ramdhian as head of forage and soil health crops, Northern Europe, effective from 1 June 2021. Mr Ramdhian has extensive experience across the forage, seed and crop protection sectors gained from three decades of experience in the...

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New maize varieties for 2021 season

The British Society of Plant Breeders has added six new first-choice varieties to the 2021 Forage Maize Descriptive Lists (DL), published this week. New entrants onto the Favourable Sites DL include the varieties Resolute, Conclusion and Trooper from Limagrain UK,...

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Limagrain adds to forage team

Lincolnshire-based Henry Louth has joined Limagrain UK’s commercial team as key account manager for forage crops in the Midlands and northern England. Mr Louth will also promote Limagrain’s environmental crops and advise on the options for cover crops and stewardship...

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Weather variability reflected in 2020 silages

Grass silage volumes from the 2020 conservation season may be down on the previous year, but average quality will be sufficient to support good intakes and levels of production, advises Trouw Nutrition GB. The company has the largest silage testing facility in the UK,...

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