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.
After a wet spring last year that led to poor quality forages being made, this coming season livestock producers will be wanting to make the best silage possible as purchased feed, energy and other inputs continue to rise. Granted, the cost of making grass silage has also risen due to widespread inflation effecting energy and […]
Controlling the cost of production on a farm is crucial to achieving and maintaining profitability in a continuingly challenging dairy and beef market. An area where all producers can take control of costs is to produce the best quality corn silage possible. Corn grown in poor or drought conditions can significantly affect the quality of […]
This guide, based on the results of a major independent trial into exploiting the value of wholecrop is designed to help farmers get the most from this flexible feed and in so doing produce more from forage for better cow nutrition. Please complete the form below to download our booklet. What will you find inside […]