Displaying items by tag: feed
For everyone involved in food production today, traceability and transparency are ever present considerations.
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.
A new higher-fat variety of ryegrass could help farmers boost production while lowering methane emissions, says agricultural seed company Germinal.
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.
New Zealand feed manufacturers are lifting their game when it comes to quality and safety of their products.
The Government taskforce report on winter grazing says farmers are not solely to blame for all the problems associated with this practice.
Dairy goat farmers should carefully plan the feed requirements during the lead up to transition and the early lactation period.
Feed shortages happen every summer. Ian Williams, Pioneer forage specialist explains some options to fill the feed gap.
Catch crops could rise in importance in crop rotations, particularly as the regulatory spotlight lights up the environmental impact of winter feed crops.