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Once frost damage has been confirmed, there are a number of options for dealing with a frosted crop, each with advantages and disadvantages... Agripartner Consulting livestock consultant Hamish Dickson says that whether cutting hay to use on farm or putting livestock on the crop, the key is aligning the feed quality to the class of stock... The class of stock is also important; cattle are unable to efficiently utilise any grain that may develop in the head of a ripened crop, so there is no benefit to allowing the plant to mature and spray topping will likely be the best decision sheep can utilise the grain well, so when grazing sheep, allowing the crop to ripen can provide a boost in nutrition," Mr Dickson said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Once frost damage has been confirmed, there are a number of options for dealing with a frosted crop, each with advantages and disadvantages... Agripartner Consulting livestock consultant Hamish Dickson says that whether cutting hay to use on farm or putting livestock on the crop, the key is aligning the feed quality to the class of stock... The class of stock is also important; cattle are unable to efficiently utilise any grain that may develop in the head of a ripened crop, so there is no benefit to allowing the plant to mature and spray topping will likely be the best decision sheep can utilise the grain well, so when grazing sheep, allowing the crop to ripen can provide a boost in nutrition," Mr Dickson said...
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