WAYS TO BEAT rising feed costs

Hunt, Jeremy
November 2007
Farmers Weekly;11/2/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 18, p37
Trade Publication
The article suggests ways to prevent the increase in feed costs in Great Britain in the winter of 2007. According to dairy consultant Graeme Surtees, the input costs could be minimized depending on whether more output can be earned from the same or less feed. Surtees considers sourcing for rumen protein as one of the major problems facing organic producers. He advises organic milk producers to learn the techniques of growing new crops and the use of available bought-in products to ease the difficulties posed by high feed costs.


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