Sugar-rich grasses such as bermudagrass can represent a real challenge for silage preservation. A trial by the University of Florida confirms that Lactobacillus buchneri NCIMB 40788-based inoculants can improve the aerobic stability of bermudagrass silage and other sugar-rich forages.
Gippsland, VIC dairy farmers, John and Esther Hofman, have travelled the full journey of silage production, moving from baled to bulk pasture silage and now bulk maize silage over the past two years. This ambitious couple milk about 260 spring calving Holstein and crossbred cows on 100 ha of leased land on the northern outskirts […]
Southern Downs producers, John and Nikki Cleary, have established a bull testing depot 20 minutes west of Warwick on Avilion. The Cleary’s prepare 550 bulls annually on behalf of Valera Vale Droughtmasters, this involves the socialisation and backgrounding of all bulls in preparation for the on-property sale at Charleville, Western Queensland. Arriving at approximately 12 […]