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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Hay and livestock help mitigate frost damage in southern Vic Mallee.. "Hay is definitely an advantage to us - by the time it's all cut, raked, baled and stored, it's all pretty easy - but we would still rather grow grain.".. With lamb prices being particularly solid over the last 12 months, the lamb feedlot has also been a handy outlet for the hay cut from frost-damaged crops, with any excess going there...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Hay and livestock help mitigate frost damage in southern Vic Mallee.. "Hay is definitely an advantage to us - by the time it's all cut, raked, baled and stored, it's all pretty easy - but we would still rather grow grain.".. With lamb prices being particularly solid over the last 12 months, the lamb feedlot has also been a handy outlet for the hay cut from frost-damaged crops, with any excess going there...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grower tackles challenges of resistance, frost.. Mr Hill said another benefit of oaten hay production was its role in helping to mitigate the frost risk, which he said had been increasing since 1998... "Hay production is essential for ryegrass control on our light land and also helps us manage our frost risk," he said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
As land and water are restricted, dairy farmers are importing more hay onto their farms... From the outset it is reasonable to say that the market for hay does not have the sophistication of grain... In severe droughts such as 2006/07 when hay and silage supplies were critically low, buyers seeking fibre in cattle diets pushed the price of straw to levels close to those of high energy and high protein hay...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
KEYMESSAGES Despite the poor production season last year, oaten hay: Continues to provide valuable control of ryegrass... Japan remains the dominant buyer of hay for dairy and beef herds China and the UAE are now competitive buyers of lucerne and oaten hay... Despite the poor quality and prices received from the wet harvest of 2011, hay production has been a profitable crop in WA over the long term as seen by these actual yield and prices modelled for wheat and oaten hay grown at Brookton...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
By Kellie Penfold Turning failing cereal and canola crops into hay in 2006 and 2007 has not only been an economic savior for Lockhart growers the Day family, it has subsequently earned a regular place in their grain-growing program... Richard Day can remember a baler being driven out the front gate when he was still in primary school, and his father Bruce hoping it was the last time they would ever have to worry about making hay... Last year, driven by strong demand from the livestock and dairy sector, they again brought in the contractors to produce large square bales of canola and cereal hay, which were trucked directly to customers in NSW and Victoria...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" New Vetch Varieties for Grain and Hay Production for Australian Farmers- Contribution from RIRDC Project Code: DAS00086-1 < Keep browsing..
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
It is grown to produce high quality hay and provide high protein forage for grazing... Lucerne supplies quality hay for animals in intensive systems... Lucerne can improve soil N fertility on run-down soils and will improve wheat yield and elevate grain quality to prime hard for a number of years, when the land is returned to crop...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
It is grown to produce high quality hay and provide high protein forage for grazing... Lucerne supplies quality hay for animals in intensive systems... Lucerne can improve soil N fertility on run-down soils and will improve wheat yield and elevate grain quality to prime hard for a number of years, when the land is returned to crop...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
It is grown to produce high quality hay and provide high protein forage for grazing... Lucerne supplies quality hay for animals in intensive systems... Lucerne can improve soil N fertility on run-down soils and will improve wheat yield and elevate grain quality to prime hard for a number of years, when the land is returned to crop...
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