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All About Alfalfa-mazing

Here’s the boring bits, Alfalfa, also known as Lucerne, has the scientific name Medicago Sativa. It is a member of the legume family Fabaceae and is a perennial flowering plant. Alfalfa is cultivated as an important forage crop in many countries around the world, it is grown for many uses …

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Meet Sophie our Brand Ambassador

Hello, my name is Sophie Spiteri, and I am lucky enough to have been a brand ambassador for Emerald Green Feeds for almost 4 years now. As a racehorse retrainer, I can have anywhere between 2 and 7 horses in at any one time for retraining. Sometimes I have a …

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A Year Without Shows

This time last year the world was promising to open up again after 4 months of restrictions, at Emerald Green Feeds we were feeling optimistic for the remainder of the show season. Who could have predicted that a year later the world would be no further on, it has been …

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Who and what is Emerald Green Feeds?

The Emerald Green Feeds brand was established in 2012. It was the brainchild of family members David, Peter, Mark, and Howard whose family have farmed at Bardney Dairies since 1910 and started producing forage-based products in 1945. With over 75 years’ worth of knowledge and experience in growing and drying …

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Do you know where your feed comes from?

Have you ever wondered where your horse’s feed actually comes from? What’s in it and what goes on it? We are fortunate enough to be able to tell you exactly where Emerald Green Feeds comes from and what goes into every one of those lovely bags of forage feeds. Emerald …

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It’s as Simple as Growing Grass

I’m sure it’s not an everyday question but who would have thought there were so many different species of grass, did you know that worldwide there are over 11,000 species? In the UK alone there are approximately 100 species of grass used, just to clarify this information this is only …

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Lockdown on the Farm

Well this is a very different spring to the one we were expecting, thankfully for the time being the rain has cleared up and we are now having some beautiful sunny days. The land is drying up and the grass is starting to grow so there is plenty of work …

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Battling through the rain….

Despite the continued rain we seem to be having here in Bardney Dairies, it has been a busy few weeks on the farm. The men have been ensuring all the machinery is fit for purpose and ready for the season ahead, including the forage harvester having its annual overhaul and …

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So far, so good for 2020

After a really dismal, soggy autumn and run up to Christmas we’ve had a great start to 2020, we attended BETA International at the NEC and had some amazing feedback on our product range. We caught up with some fantastic customers and met some potential new ones and even spotted …

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