Displaying items by tag: feed

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
Thursday, 28 November 2019 12:55

Maintaining a healthy, productive animal

Dairy goat farmers should carefully plan the feed requirements during the lead up to transition and the early lactation period.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 28 November 2019 09:55

Summer feed options

Feed shortages happen every summer. Ian Williams, Pioneer forage specialist explains some options to fill the feed gap.

Published in Management
Friday, 13 September 2019 12:55

Catch crops' bottom-line and environmental benefits

Catch crops could rise in importance in crop rotations, particularly as the regulatory spotlight lights up the environmental impact of winter feed crops.

Published in Management
Thursday, 12 September 2019 12:13

Pushback on disease affecting brassica crops

A team led by Punjab Agricultural University, India, with researchers from The University of Western Australia, reports a breakthrough in disease resistance in brassica crops.

Published in Management