AHDB Dairy: Maximising forage quality to minimise feed costs

Episode 318,  Jan 19, 07:00 AM

There have recently been many announcements of milk price increases, however we have also seen fuel increase by 54%, fertiliser increase by a whopping 238% and feed increase by 12.5%. Margins and cash flows are tight, even with the milk prices responding.

In this episode Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager Steve West talks to Roy Eastlake, retired nutritional consultant who formerly worked with Lallemand, to find out how farmers can help improve their feed efficiency by focussing on the 4 S's: silage, soil, slurry and sheds.

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This episode was produced and edited by Kate Smith, Marcomms Executive (Dairy).