Brigadier fodder beet adds up to 1kg a day 

FODDER beet has earned a spot in the Andre family’s grazing enterprise after its performance in the MLA Donor Company-funded trial on their South Australian property.

Brigadier fodder beet adds up to 1kg a day  Brigadier fodder beet adds up to 1kg a day  Brigadier fodder beet adds up to 1kg a day  Brigadier fodder beet adds up to 1kg a day  Brigadier fodder beet adds up to 1kg a day 

Beet fodder has had good results in a MLA trial.

Pete and Tweet Andre use irrigated pastures to finish young cattle for Teys Australia's EU and Grasslands Premium Beef programs as well as prime lambs for the domestic trade, so Pete was keen to see how fodder beet stacked up.  

They run 900 Angus-Hereford cows and 6,500 Merino ewes on 3,200ha at Furner, in SA, which includes 143ha of irrigation used for growing pastures, fodder rape, millet and cereals.  
 
After two years of growing the Brigadier variety of fodder beet in the trial, the Andre family have now included the forage crop in their annual grazing pro...

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