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Duffields Newsletter May 16 May 20, 2016


Please find a link to the Duffields May 16 news letter

news letter May 16

Duffields Clamp Buster grass mixture for a great silage crop

Dairy Farmer CR Cawston of Norfolk sowed 45 acres of Duffield Clamp Buster mix in the Autumn of 2015

The 13kg / acre packs contained top yielding Italian and Hybrid Rye Grasses to give high yields of top quality grass for up to 3 year duration.

The see was broadcast on and lightly harrowed ,then rolled.

Mr Cawston is very happy with how the ley has established

The crop should be being cut,subject to weather,on 21st May

clamp buster reeseed

Kingston Maurward Visit March 10, 2016

Students enrolled on the Level 3 Agriculture course at Kingston Maurward college in Dorchester enjoyed a visit to Duffields South West in Yeovil. The tour was led by DSW Technical Manager Mark Partridge along with Area Sales Manager  Andrew Small.


Early grazing with Duffields Fast Grass grass seed mixture March 7, 2016

PG Rushmer of Norwich has been able to get his cows outside since 20th  February for some early bite grazing.

He drilled 30 acres of Duffields Fast Grass grazing mixture, relatively late, on 10th October.

This is a short term ley containing specialist early growing varieties,which will grow at temperatures above just 3-4 degrees Celsius.

The characteristics of early spring growth and vigor has translated into a useful early bite of fresh grass.

The result being an early boost of milk from forage

The picture below was taken on 3rd March 2016

rushmer fast grass

For more information on Duffields range of grass seed mixtures,please contact Duffields today

Duffields to sponsor FFA march London 23rd March 2016 February 18, 2016

Duffields are to support the Farmers For Action march in central London planned for 23rd March

For more information please click on the link below to go to the FFA website