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“Our diversification journey first began with technical help and guidance from Farming Connect, which our family has tapped into over many years, on issues such as nutrient management planning of the soil, our grazing strategy and animal health topics, which together have contributed to the land performing at peak levels and our herd of 400 Friesian cross Jersey cows being in the best possible condition to produce top quality milk."
Llanfair Fach farm
"Our trainer was clearly very experienced and I learned how to operate a chainsaw safely and correctly. I feel far more confident after this training."
“After applying precision soil mapping on the arable land this has allowed us to capture £720 of savings on lime – instead of applying at a flat rate 170 tonnes at a cost of £5,100, variable rate application maps allowed lime to be targeted where it was needed, reducing the volume used to 146 tonnes.”
Wyn and Eurig Jones
“The Master Grass course gave me the confidence to implement a rotational grazing system on the family farm, and raised my awareness of the potential of incorporating the system within our sheep enterprise”
Plate meter the ‘go-to’ for grass data accuracy but trial shows satellite imagery is closing the gap.
Episode 45 – Bryn Farm – a diverse rural business with farming at its core
In this episode, we meet Huw Jones who farms with his wife Meinir at Bryn Farm near Cardigan…
Emma and Mari Roberts, Brynaeron Farm - 21/06/2021
From front-line nurse to front-line farmer! This is Emma Roberts and daughter, Mari, who are an…
From front-line nurse to front-line farmer, with a helping hand from Farming Connect
21 June 2021 Pembrokeshire-born Emma Roberts had a part-time job she loved at a busy GP…