Optimising Feed Quality

Host: | Date: 25 Sep 2018

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    GRDC Podcast: Optimising Feed Quality

    Data kept from feed samples taken from previous drought stressed and frost damaged crops provides a valuable reference point for when to cut for hay or silage to optimism your crop’s feed quality.

    Date: 25 Sep 2018

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Lessons learnt from past droughts and frosts events need to be applied to this season, especially in regards to determining the feed quality of a crop. This was some of the advise passed onto grain growers by NSW DPI Feed lab chemist Richard Meyer at the Henty Field Days grain grower forum.

The forum was organised by GRDC and NSW DPI to provide growers with an opportunity to get good farm management advise during a tough season.

As you’ll hear in this podcast data kept from feed samples taken from previous drought stressed and frost damaged crops provides a valuable reference point for when to cut for hay or silage to optimism your crop’s feed quality.