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YARA Grass Prix 2016

YARA Grass Prix 2016

Congratulations to Drew and Margaret Wilson, Greenhead Farm, Rescobie, Forfar on winning the Yara Grass Prix competition in 2016. The Yara competition is a challenge between leading beef and dairy farmers from the UK and Ireland competing to achieve the …

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AgriScot Silage Competition Winners

The 2015 silage season started with lots of promise in April, but over the next six weeks the weather conditions conspired to reduce the chances of producing quality silage. However, the silage entries for the Agriscot 2015 silage competition again …

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pH Levels in Soil

We’re losing track of the basics! Watson Seeds carried out a soil sampling project in autumn 2014 throughout areas in the South and East of Scotland from the Borders to Aberdeenshire.  130 samples were taken largely from rotational arable/grass fields.  …

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Future Breeding – More From Grass

As an independent grass seed business we are in the fortunate position of enjoying a close working relationship with all the key breeders that produce grass and clover varieties for our market.  One such business is Germinal Seeds

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Yara Grass Prix 2014

Willie Watson, Muir Farm, Mauchline, Ayrshire has won the Yara Grass Prix competition 2014.  He produced the highest energy yield over the first two cuts of silage beating farms from across the UK.  A staggering fresh weight of 50.1T/ha was achieved …

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British Grassland Society

We were delighted to be a sponsor of the BGS summer meeting hosted by Norgrass. It was certainly a brilliant couple of days where we visited a number of excellent farms and were entertained throughout the North East of Scotland.

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Scotsheep 2014

On the 4th of June Scotsheep was hosted by the Macfarlane family at Quixwood in Berwickshire. We conducted a rejuvenation trial as part of the farm tour. The field was an underperforming old sward that was deemed too stony for …

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