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Saltire 1

Saltire 1

‘This field was established as a barley undersow in spring 2015 with a seed rate of just 10kg/acre. After the barley was combined, the grass was used to finish lambs and then ewes were tupped on it before it was …

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Saltire 9

Provides good growth for early grazing or cutting.  The ley tolerates dry conditions due to the deep roots of cocksfoot. Tetraploid variety (T) content – 50%.

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Saltire 10

Saltire 10 is a long term ley that combines perennial ryegrass with drought-resistant cocksfoot.  Cocksfoot needs frequent grazing. Tetraploid variety (T) content – 37%.

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Saltire 11

‘I have used the Saltire 11 on a number of occasions and I have always been very pleased with the quality of the grass for silage and grazing.  It always produces a lush grazing sward with plenty of bottom that …

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Saltire 12

An open day highlighting the benefits of overseeding was organised by the SRUC team in conjunction with Watson Seeds at Clachan Sands, North Uist by kind permission of Donald John MacDonald. ‘The event was very well received and it clearly …

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Saltire 2

‘This field of Saltire 2 was sown in May and was ready for cutting in early August.  We are delighted with both the germination and the regrowth of this Watson Seeds mixture,’ David Briggs, WN & J Briggs, Halferne, Castle …

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