Land topics

Woodland    

Discuss options on how to make use of your current woodland including processing, managing, felling and marketing your woodland.

Discuss woodland creation and restoration and potential grants available 

 

Grassland management and forage crops    

Initial advice on designing and setting up a grazing system and managing grassland and supply quality. 

Produce grazing plans and feed budgets.

Managing the performance of grazing livestock.

 

Feed and Fertiliser    

Discuss crop and grassland feed and fertiliser requirements to ensure your targeted application meets season-long demand. 

 

Soil analysis    

Review and receive advice on soil sample analysis, pH, P (phosphorus) and K (potassium) indices.

Advice on compaction, trace elements, fertiliser rates and use of farmyard manure (FYM), slurry and other organic fertilisers. 

 

Biodiversity / habitat / regenerative agriculture    

Discuss options on how to make the best use of your farm’s current habitat or biodiversity.

Discuss biodiversity development and creation on farms and the key benefits.

 

Precision Farming (GPS technology etc)    

Discuss the options of using precision farming techniques like GPS and data to improve and increase productivity and performance.

 

For more information or to book a surgery please contact your local development officer or the Farming Connect Service Centre on 08456 000 813.