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Grazing some classes of livestock on brassicas outside over winter could prove to be a cost-effective feed source if managed correctly. Helen Mathieu of Germinal shares her tips to realising their potential.
The third year of ADAS’s grass YEN competition highlighted the challenges a year of unpredictable weather has had on grass growth with quality down as well as yields across the UK. Hannah Noble reports.
An independent report commissioned by the Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Livestock has concluded new methods of mitigating carbon emissions from livestock production must be found to reach net zero targets by 2050.
Essential oils have been used for their medicinal and flavouring properties for hundreds of years, but a new market is emerging within the livestock sector in pursuit of a replacement for prophylactic antibiotic therapy.
As well as championing the use of dried and ground near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) silage analysis, Eurofins laboratories has launched a series of new indexes to help farmers to optimise their silage production.
Many farmers up and down the country enjoy attending meetings held by vets and other organisations, but as lockdown put a stop to social gatherings how do farmers want to proceed into the new normal? Hannah Noble reports.