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Maize silage harvest is running two-three weeks late in most areas because of later planting and cooler-than-average early summer temperatures.
Ag machinery specialists Origin Agroup has recently been appointed exclusive importer and distributor of the Mammut range of forage handling equipment, following successful trials during the 2015 season.
Pioneer nutritionist, Dr Bill Mahanna, recently wrote his 52nd and final column for Feedstuffs, a pre-eminent USA feed and feed industry magazine.
The grass has never really fired this spring and as I travel around the country it appears many farmers will have little surplus for silage.
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.