TITLE

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AUTHOR(S)
Downes, Tim
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;5/30/2008, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author offers information on the schedule of his activities related to dairy farming in Great Britain in 2008. He mentions their preparation for the Open Farm Sunday. Following the event, they have an EBLEX tour looking at use of chicory and plantain in a beef grazing system. Recently they were delighted to win OMSCo's Dairy Farmer of the Year competition, which is great recognition for all the hard work put in over the year.
ACCESSION #
33124702

 

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