Forage | Season of Quantity but not Quality

Our team recently held a technical meeting with Adam Clay from Trouw. One of our key focus points was forage this winter. Thoughts from that meeting as follows, many thanks to Adam. A statement ‘it’s been a season for quantity, not quality’ would adequately sum up this year’s grass silage averages, and with maize crops looking like another bumper yield, there will be no shortage of forage this winter...

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Young Farmers dairy stock judging

have been quite successful this year with my Young Farmers dairy stock judging at county level, including winning the senior dairy stockjudging competition at Devon county show. Due to my success, I qualified to represent Devon at the nationals competition at the Great Yorkshire Show, which I went up to in July...

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Tom Wood, Greenacres Farm

Tom Wood of Greenacres Farm in the Chew Valley is one of, if not the youngest packer/producer I have. Tom, currently 28 years old, started his business when he was 24. His family has a deep history in the egg industry. His father Peter was a producer for 55 years with cage and free range eggs but gave up production in 2012 when the cage ban came into place...

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New Lorry

Earlier on this year Martyn Lee agreed to join CMC as an owner driver. Living in Crediton, Martyn has done deliveries for us in the past and when we were looking to increase the delivery fleet, it seemed the obvious option. Martyn has many years’ experience delivering and some customers will probably recognise him on farm...

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