Displaying items by tag: feed

Friday, 17 April 2020 10:01

Feed needs discussed

Work is being conducted to improve feed and supplement levels in regions around the country.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 April 2020 11:20

Managing winter feeding a priority

Going into autumn, Beef + Lamb New Zealand is encouraging farmers to think about how they will manage their winter fodder crops – particularly in a year when feed resources are likely to be tight.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 27 March 2020 12:43

Tightened US rules an opportunity

OPINION: The updated US Department of Agriculture (USDA) rule for “grass-fed” or “pasture-fed” milk or meat is very restrictive.

Published in Opinion
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