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
Swift Forage Rape Seed
Swift is a forage rape/kale cross, which gives it extra vigour and winter hardiness. It is ideal for sowing late and suitable for multi-grazing. It can be used for game cover but is prone to bolt if sown too early (before May). Swift can re-grow after one graze, if it is put down in the summer.
Swift is the leading variety for out-wintering cattle and is well-suited to utilisation earlier in the year. Swift Forage Rape is a Rape/Kale hybrid therefore its utilisation period runs into January allowing for an extended grazing period. Swift provides extra vigour and winter hardiness and is an ideal variety for late sowing and multi-grazing. It can be used for Gamecover but can be prone to bolt if sown too early (before May).
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