Push to Improve Feed-Planning

NEW ZEALAND - A nationwide push to improve feed-planning skills and tools for sheep and cattle farmers will be made this year.
calendar icon 17 January 2008
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Run by AgResearch and funded by Meat & Wool New Zealand and Pastoral 21, the FeedSmart workshops will explain pasture-measurement techniques, new calibrations for measurement devices for sheep and beef pastures, new feed-requirement tables and basic principles of feed planning.

AgResearch scientist Annette Litherland said: "2008 will be the year to start integrating new feed- planning techniques and technologies into sheep and beef farming businesses."

Source: Stuff.co.nz
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