NEWS & INSIGHT
Most cover crops these days are implemented for two reasons. One, to cope with an infestation of graminicide resistant black grass or ryegrass. Or two, to restructure soil.
Creating a plan to produce haylage that has a high nutritional content needs to be created from an in-depth understanding of the available nutrients in the soil.
Grass sampling tissue tests can confirm how forage is interacting with the soil for the benefit of your animals. Weather patterns often produce unexpected results in forage that are contrary to the soil analysis results.
What to do about waterlogged grassland? Lordington Park Agronomy explains how to renovate your grassland following heavy rainfull.
Soil is a natural asset – it holds three times as much carbon as the atmosphere. The UK’s new Agriculture Bill will reward British farmers who protect soil.
Jonathan Holmes is hosting a one-day training day – Agroecology & Conservation Agriculture In Practice – at the KP Club in Pocklington on Friday 6 December.
Boron is equally as important as calcium and vitamin D as one of the essential minerals involved in horse bone and joint health. Find out what is happening in your soil and what your horse’s behaviour is telling you.
Lordington Park Agronomy is proud to be supporting Hope Pastures at its annual Fun Dog Show & Fete this weekend in Leeds.
Jonathan Holmes presented at Groundswell, the no-till and regenerative agriculture show, at Lannock Manor Farm in Hitchin in June.
Nitrogen is required by grass to increase leaf development and growth rate. If the sward (upper layers of soil and grass) is interacting effectively with the environment, then little nitrogen will be required.
Lordington Park Agronomy has chosen Hope Pastures as its Charity of the Year – supporting the Leeds-based horse & donkey sanctuaryto help animals live their best lives healthily.
Laminitis is a crippling disorder that causes the soft tissues within a horse’s hoof to swell and weaken. Dietary management is one of the best ways to prevent laminitis.
Get planting and generate productive profitable soils: long-term benefits to the environment and the generation of cost-effective yields will be invaluable.
Many of our paddocks struggled last year with a wet winter & spring, followed by a summer drought. How to weatherproof your soil to benefit grass & horses.
Whatever your soil type, mismanagement can rapidly deplete the soil fertility and create an unproductive environment for any crop to grown in.