Displaying items by tag: feed

Thursday, 12 March 2020 10:02

Portion control key when it comes to fodder beet

Fodder beet can be a key part of your farm’s feed regime, but restrict its usage, says DairyNZ.

Published in Management

Farmers in drought-ravaged Waikato are now dipping into their winter reserves to feed cows.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 March 2020 11:17

Why is milk fat content low?

What should you do when your milk fat percentage has fallen?

Published in Management
Monday, 02 March 2020 13:56

Feed budgeting vital to recovery

Feed budgeting is the big issue for Southland farmers coming out of the early February floods, according to Ollie Knowles, DairyNZ regional leader for Southland and South Otago.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 February 2020 12:47

Quality of animal feed vital

For everyone involved in food production today, traceability and transparency are ever present considerations. 

Published in Agribusiness

New research shows that it is possible to reduce traditional fertiliser recommendations for growing fodder beet – sometimes by more than half the usual amount – with no effect on crop yield or quality.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 11:10

New ryegrass ‘boosts production, reduces methane’

A new higher-fat variety of ryegrass could help farmers boost production while lowering methane emissions, says agricultural seed company Germinal.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 February 2020 12:05

Turnips can help bridge a summer feed gap

Turnips are a brassica root crop commonly used as a fast-maturing single-graze crop to bridge a summer feed gap and maintain milk production.

Published in Management
Friday, 13 December 2019 11:06

Animal feeding testing upgrade

New Zealand feed manufacturers are lifting their game when it comes to quality and safety of their products.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 11:55

Winter grazing is everyone’s problem

The Government taskforce report on winter grazing says farmers are not solely to blame for all the problems associated with this practice.

Published in General News

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