Contents tagged with Forage for Knowledge

3 February 2020

The AHDB Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) offers best practice guidance on the application of fertilisers and organic materials to crops and grassland.

6 March 2019

Short pocketbook with simple steps to assess soil structure

6 March 2019

The starch, energy and intake characteristics of maize silage, together with its high dry matter yield potential, make it a good feed for beef cattle and sheep. This BRP manual includes information on growing and feeding maize and will help producers make the most of this potentially valuable crop

23 March 2020

Grass is an important crop and grazed grass is the cheapest feed on farm, yet it rarely earns the respect it deserves as a potentially high-quality, natural ruminant feed. This manual will help producers develop new, more efficient grazing strategies to improve returns for their business

7 October 2020

Grass grown for silage has different needs to grass grown solely for grazing. Silage can provide high quality forage for winter feeding however, as with all crops, it depends on using the right varieties of grass and optimising soil conditions. This manual covers the key issues when making silage

23 May 2019

Grass is the most important, yet often overlooked, resource for livestock production. Well-managed grassland provides the most economic feed all year round, either as grazing or conserved forage. This manual provides beef and sheep producers with advice on how to get the best from their grassland

23 May 2019

A factsheet explaing how to calculate the dry matter of silage.

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