Making and feeding high quality silage with lower fibre levels encourages higher feed intakes and better cow performance.
The Olsen family's award-winning soil carbon and beef operation in Hallora, West Gippsland, Victoria, was the focus of a visit from the Heytesbury District and Central Ottways Landcare Networks last week.
A puffy pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping out methane is being primed for mass farming by researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
A new project on six south-west Victorian dairy farms will bring in leading soil specialists to help farmers improve their soil, plant and animal health.
Trials will assess technology to reduce nutrient loss and improve water quality in local waterways and estuaries.
A NSW farm undertaking an eight-year plan to reduce the use of synthetic fertilisers will feature during an on-farm tour as part of the 2019 Dairy Research Foundation Symposium to be held at Bega, NSW, July 10-11.
Rice straw is being utilised as a feed source for livestock producers as hay supplies continue to tighten across the country.