For many years, Maree has used her effluent pond to fertilise her pastures, but this year she thought she'd try something different.
ENSILING forage cereals as whole-crop cereal silage (WCS) can be referred to as green chop silage, fermented whole-crop or small grains silage.
A new video and poster being launched by Feed Central for National Hay Safety Day on Sunday, October 25, aim to stimulate family discussion about hay safety.
RAINFALL and inclement weather can be a nightmare for many areas of Australia during the hay making period, affecting either mown or baled crops.
A team of scientists have found that varieties of crops like corn and sorghum with narrow leaves would be more water-use efficient and possibly, more productive, in a warmer world.
A shift to a new farm near Jancourt in south-west Victoria has led producer Spencer Rendell to try forage rape for increasing high quality summer feed and winter feed.
Cereals have been gaining popularity by dairy farmers for use as a forage crop. The major reason is they generally yield higher than ryegrass when soil moisture is limited.