Making hay and silage (01/24)

Quality hay and how to make it

Hay production needs to be managed with a similar attention to detail as farmers give their regular crops. Early and informed decisions are important for hay production and to prevent ending up with poor quality hay. Hay tends to be a more versatile option than silage, as it is cheaper to produce and transport on a dry matter basis than silage. Storing excess hay is a cheap and effective option to help mitigate the effects of short feed supply during drought.

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Drought Research Reports

Staffing during droughts (03/24)

Retaining a skilled workforce is critical to ensuring the sustainability of rural communities.

Soil health (02/24)

Healthy soil looks different from region to region, farm to farm and sometimes even paddock to paddock.

Making hay and silage (01/24)

Quality hay and how to make it

Restocking strategies (12/23)

Animal health considerations when restocking

Annual Reviews

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