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Maize silage is a maize crop cut and ensiled in a stack or bunker; commonly used as a supplement to pasture in situations where cows would otherwise be underfed.
The long summer dry has meant many farmers are now focused on how they can increase pasture cover levels while still meeting cow condition score targets.
Food Conversion Efficiency is often misunderstood and overlooked, despite its role in profitability.
Manawatu agricultural contractor Mike Hancock is helping to feed some of the world’s most stunning and endangered animals.
About this time of the year, we always seem to get calls from merchants and farmers asking several versions of the same question: “Is it too late to plant maize silage in November?”
Most losses that occur when you make silage are invisible, but they can be up to 40% of the original cut pasture.