The importance of upholding soil health and sustaining its productivity for the future is essential. No matter what the enterprise, we are reliant on soil for all production, either to produce our crops or forage to feed livestock. Rising input costs have led to a greater emphasis being placed on the importance of fertile soils with good structure. A single crop can deplete soils of up to 5% of soil organic matter each year which can have a detrimental effect on soil health in the long term if organic matter is not replenished. Therefore, it is vital that measures are taken to conserve soil, which some may say is our most valuable resource. There are numerous ways
Hobson Forage Rape Seed
Hobson is highly palatable and digestible, making it an ideal variety for finishing lambs. It has excellent resistance to powdery mildew, a disease which can make some crops unpalatable leading to a high wastage factor. Hobson is best utilised early Sept - Dec.
Hobson is a forage rape variety perfect for finishing lambs. It is a highly palatable variety with excellent disease resistance to powdery mildew. Hobson has very aggressive growth rates – 10-12 weeks after sowing. Palatability can be increased by mixing stubble turnips and forage rape together. The two mixed together will increase yields and protein content rather than having straight stubble turnips on their own.
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