Don't waste valuable nutrients

January 2004
Farmers Weekly;1/30/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 5, p35
Trade Publication
Reports on the effort of livestock producers in Great Britain to find ways of converting nutrients in cattle feed into saleable meat and milk. Remarks from David Garwes of the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on the cost of livestock production; Percentage of atmospheric ammonia from agriculture; Benefits from feeding high-sugar grasses according to the Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research.


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