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Combination crop ticks all the fodder boxes

<p>Fodder conservation is an essential part of livestock operations, especially for producers with dairy cows or young sheep and cattle. Cereal crops for hay or silage tend to be low in protein, while legumes require support to prevent lodging. But Pamela Lawson looks at what happens if they are grown, harvested and conserved together. </p>

Alex Paul
Combination crop ticks all the fodder boxes

  Cereal crops grow well in southern Australia, producing consistent yields ideal for forage conservation. But cereals often have low-to-moderate levels of protein at harvest, making them unsuitable...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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