Displaying items by tag: Ian Williams

Thursday, 25 June 2020 11:14

Time to rethink

Pioneer forage specialist, Ian Williams on how farmers can manage feed and animals as they move into winter.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 28 November 2019 09:55

Summer feed options

Feed shortages happen every summer. Ian Williams, Pioneer forage specialist explains some options to fill the feed gap.

Published in Management
Thursday, 27 September 2018 10:55

Make hay while the sun shines

Many regions are experiencing an early spring. The collective sigh of relief is almost audible as we exit a winter and spring very different from last season.  

Published in Management
Friday, 28 April 2017 12:55

PKE - friend or foe?

In little over a decade palm kernel extract (PKE) grew from being a little known by-product, to one of the most commonly used supplements on NZ dairy farms.

Published in Management
Monday, 04 April 2016 09:55

Making a good maize silage crop

Maize silage harvesting is now underway in most regions.

Published in Management
Thursday, 25 February 2016 13:55

Get the most from your maize silage

Most farmers are focused on extracting as much milk as possible from home-grown feed.

Published in General News
Sunday, 01 November 2015 14:45

Maize silage yields high and growing

Since the introduction of Pioneer's New Zealand silage trial programme in 1991, silage yields have increased by an average of 310 kgDM/ha/year.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 26 September 2015 09:37

Feeding supplements in a low payout year

The challenging milk payout will have many farmers scrutinising budgets for ways to reduce spending.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 13:01

The true cost of home-grown maize silage

The latest Pioneer brand ‘Maize for Silage 2015-16’ catalogue gives average estimated growing costs for maize silage planted in high fertility or low fertility paddocks (Table 1).

Published in Management
Sunday, 26 July 2015 10:30

Growing maize under film

One of the biggest recent advances in maize agronomy has been the growing of maize crops under film using the SAMCO System. 

Published in Management
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