$2.2 million to boost Australian export fodder productivity

A NEW oaten hay agronomy project is the largest investment to date in the AgriFutures Export Fodder Program and will support growers to increase productivity, improve fodder quality and reduce production risk.

$2.2 million to boost Australian export fodder productivity $2.2 million to boost Australian export fodder productivity $2.2 million to boost Australian export fodder productivity $2.2 million to boost Australian export fodder productivity $2.2 million to boost Australian export fodder productivity

Export fodder production in Australia has received a boost.

Investment in research development and extension (RD&E) activities that harnesses leading edge technologies to develop competitive advantage in export fodder markets is the key focus of the AgriFutures Export Fodder Program.

The latest project, worth $2.2 million, is set to have industry-wide benefits across producing regions and processing and assist the industry continue to expand its reach globally and domestically.

AgriFutures Australia program manager, Research and Innovation, John Smith, said the new four-year project will address knowledge gaps in Australian export fodder agronomy and pathology.

"It's a significant project that will focus on hay variety responses to changes in sowing date and nutrition on hay quality, disease impact, management inte...

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