The development of a forage network which will recommend a pathway to gaining optimum benefits from forages through realistic actions. This project, which runs from September 2023 for 6 months, will: Bring together a network of stakeholders to understand the best approach for improving forage systems, considering potential opportunities and barriers to uptake Create a roadmap, which can be used to achieve benefits for livestock sectors through changes in forage systems
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Grass in farming is interconnected with livestock systems for their feed, in the form of grazing, haylage and silage, and is also used as 'leys' (short-term grasslands) to regenerate soil structure and quality.
The livestock industry is an integral part of the agricultural sector, encompassing various aspects of animal husbandry and production. It plays an important role in global food security and supports the livelihoods of millions of people worldwide.
This topic refers to the whole food supply chain, from farm fork, and all the products and services that contribute to food production.
Sowing Future Seeds. Seed company specialising in grass and clover mixes, as well as brassica, lucerne and stubble turnips.
The SUPER-G project is a European wide project aiming to work with farmers and policy makers to develop sustainable & effective permanent grassland systems.
Proper housing is essential for the well-being, health, and productivity of livestock, as well as for the efficient management of farm operations. The type of housing and its design can vary depending on the species of livestock, climate, and specific management goals.
Corteva is a global R&D focused agribusiness
This guide collates the available knowledge and numbers on forage utilisation and feeding.
Get the most you can from grazed grass and silages.
Forage first sheep systems seek to optimise lamb production from pasture to minimise costs.
Grazing on pasture closed and set aside for winter grazing can significantly reduce feeding costs
Scientific paper reporting analysis of hay yields from Park Grass long term experiment in Her