TITLE

Strawlage proves a real cost cutter

AUTHOR(S)
Short, Wendy
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;9/29/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 13, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the advantages that farmer Martin Lowcock of North Yorkshire, England has gained after using straw as a buffer feed for cattle. He believes that he has made considerable savings since changing his herd feeding system from barley to straw. As a keen supporter of farmer-to-farmer cooperation, Lowcock is sure that crimped moist grain has the potential to benefit both hill and lowland producers.
ACCESSION #
22862250

 

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