As grass growth finally picks up this season, in this episode, Philip Cosgrave Yara's Grassland Specialist discusses proactive nitrogen management on grass swards and considers nitrogen use efficiency on grassland and nutrient management planning.
At this time of year, there are a lot of questions about managing horse and pony paddocks, so in this episode, Ken Rundle talks to Philip Cosgrave Yara's Grassland Specialist to learn what horse owners should be doing to meet grass nutrient requirements and to safely fertilise paddocks.
In this episode, Ken Rundle talks to Philip Cosgrave Yara's Grassland Specialist to discusses the role of selenium in grazing animal health and the benefits to livestock of incorporating selenium into the diet of grazing animals using bio-fortified fertiliser either grazed as fresh grass or conserved as silage or hay.
As it will soon be time to think about planning nutrition of silage crops, in this episode, Ken Rundle talks to Philip Cosgrave Yara's Grassland Specialist and begins by asking "What is the silage for?" for advice on what livestock farmers can be doing to make the right quality of silage for its intended use to manage the trade-off between yield and quality.
As livestock farmers start to think about restarting grass growth, in this episode Ken Rundle talks to Philip Cosgrave Yara's Grassland Specialist for advice on what livestock farmers can be doing to proactively manage soil fertility with spring fertiliser applications, particularly nitrogen, to maximise early grass growth with a view to getting livestock back into the fields as soon as the weather improves.
With many livestock farmers facing reduced grass growth so far this season Philip Cosgrave Yara's Grassland Specialist takes stock of this seasons silage campaign and gives advice on how farmers should be adapting fertiliser applications to cope with the conditions this season.