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Learning from Australian farmers for long-term storage of silage

Posted by Sam Searle on Mar 14, 2019 9:43:00 AM

 

Did you hear about the Australian beef farmer who dug into a 26-year-old silage pit last year, at the height of the NSW drought?

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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Silage Making Tips

Rata's attachment range has silage handling covered

Posted by Sam Searle on Aug 21, 2018 3:38:45 PM

 

When it comes to supplementary feed and forage crops for New Zealand dairy farms, grass & maize silage is king.

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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling

How to transition stock onto Fodder Beet

Posted by Sam Searle on Apr 30, 2018 1:29:45 PM

 

Fodder Beet has been something between magic & revolutionary for many farmers over the last few years. Its the wonder crop that can substantially increase the winter carrying capacity of a farm, allowing for more stock or opening up other opportunities for the operation. Here we tell you how much beet to feed out & when in order to successfully transition to the crop without losses.

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Topics: Fodder Beet, Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Tips, Hacks & How To's

FORK, SCOOP or GRAB?? - What's best for you?

Posted by Sam Searle on Jun 30, 2017 9:02:00 AM

With winter well and truly here bringing colder & shorter days so has come the need for feeding out.

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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Working Smarter