Contents tagged with forage

7 April 2021

With feed still one of the biggest costs facing British dairy farmers, 2021 is the year to focus on driving milk production from our best British crop: grass. Whether it is grazed, clamped or baled, cows need quality forage.

11 February 2021

Join our panel of experienced grassland farmers plus grazing consultant, Andre van Barneveld, to see how you can make 2021 your best grazing year yet.

25 September 2020

Quality 12 ME silage is like having concentrates in the clamp – so rations need to cut concentrate levels accordingly if you want to boost milk from forage production this winter

6 November 2020

Following the prolonged dry weather this summer, AHDB conducted a fodder stock survey, which aimed to collect information on the current stock levels across the UK. There were 110 responses, with the majority of respondents living in the South West of England.

22 July 2020

Join AHDB Beef & Lamb and Marc Jones, Agricultural consultant, for a webinar on outwintering options for sheep.

3 February 2021

This guide collates the available knowledge and numbers on forage utilisation and feeding. This data is drawn from AHDB’s extensive research and resources, as well as experienced industry advisors and centres of forage utilisation expertise across the world.

9 July 2020

Find out why sampling forage and calculating its DM value is essential to maintain a balanced diet.

12 March 2021

The general volatility and upwards trend in the price of protein feeds (i.e. soya) available for dairy rations coupled with the concerns over the environmental risk of nitrogen losses challenge the sustainability of the dairy farm system.

5 May 2020

Latest research on the effect of chop length when lucerne is fed alongside maize silage in dairy cow diets

5 May 2020

Latest research on the effect of including lucerne silage alongside either grass or maize silage in dairy cow diets

5 May 2020

Explore the performance of lambs, dairy cows and ewes when fed lucerne silage.

5 May 2020

Top tips to minimise leaf losses and maintain a high protein content.