Forage for Knowledge

Published 11 January 16

newsletter sign upForage for Knowledge is AHDB Dairy’s monthly electronic newsletter bringing readers the latest research and advice on grass, forage and soil management.

Efficient forage production systems are a key component of any dairy farm. With feed and forage costs remaining the largest driver of cost of production on GB dairy farms, improving the quantity, quality and utilisation of forages is crucial to maintaining competitive businesses.

The electronic newsletter includes:

  • Up-to-date technical information on grass and forage management
  • Latest grass growth rates and quality analysis from farms across GB
  • Cutting-edge forage research from across the globe
  • Farmer case studies
  • Ask the expert – Put your question to a range of grass, soil and nutrient management experts from across the industry
  • Monthly reminders
  • Relevant events.

Previous Forage for Knowledge articles.

Grass monitor farms

Throughout the growing season, weekly grass growth rates and fortnightly grass quality results  will be published for 12 farms across Great Britain. Forage for Knowledge will follow these farms as they aim to maximise the supply of high-quality grazed and ensiled forages. The selected farmers are all excellent examples of good grassland management. Read more about our Forage for Knowledge farmers.

Latest measurements

GG 2013 dry matter ME 2013 CP 2013