Grass

Grass

Permanent pasture grassland is dominant across Wales, in fact it accounts for more than 75% of the total farmed area. Good quality grazed grass and forage can help farmers improve milk yields and liveweight gains. 


In this section:

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Nutrient Management Planning

Considering your grassland and crop regimes, addressing soil and nutrient management and managing farmyard manure is essential if you are aiming to run a business with top performing results

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Projects

On-farm projects and trials focus on, the integration of new technology and/or new approaches to management. Raising standards of on-farm efficiency by decreasing inputs and increasing outputs with the aim of looking at ways to increase profitability

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Advice

Our Advisory Service provides expert, independent, confidential and bespoke advice to farm and forestry businesses

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Prosper from Pasture

Improving the future of pasture based livestock systems

Welsh Pasture Project
Welsh Pasture Project

Helping you get the best out of what is arguably your most important asset – your grassland

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Wales Master Grass

Have you got a good understanding of grassland management and keen to develop this further?

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Soil Temperature Map

Information, advice and guidance on soil temperature, grassland management and optimum times for applying fertiliser.
Data for the Soil Temperature Map is provided by Natural Resources Wales. Data is collected daily and the map is updated every morning.  

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Mentoring

Matching experienced farm and forestry mentors with mentees, providing 15 hours of one-to-one support to help you meet business, technical and business objectives

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Skills & Training

Develop your skills, develop your confidence- you’ll soon find new ways to develop your business

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E-learning

Our e-learning interactives cover a wide variety of topics which will help you develop new and existing skills, knowledge and improve working practices within your business

EIP
European Innovation Partnership

Providing support to projects which show innovation in linking research with farming or forestry practices

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Agrisgôp

Your opportunity to join like-minded business people, who meet regularly to share challenges, develop ideas and support each other through change.