Displaying items by tag: feed

Monday, 25 May 2020 13:45

Smart silos a clever choice

Made from rotationally moulded polyethylene, the Smart Silo range offers capacities from 280 litres to 30 tonnes.

Published in Farm Products
Friday, 01 May 2020 11:55

Yields up in difficult season

Yields for the 2020 arable harvest are up 16% across the board when compared to 2019, according to a new survey.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 14:55

Bumper maize crop despite drought

Waikato owner-operated farmers Nacre and Anthony Maiden says the “stars aligned” this year to give them a particularly bumper maize crop despite the drought and their sandy loam soils.

Published in General News
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