Cost-benefit analysis of tree fodder

Stantiall, John
February 2008
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p34
A reprint of the article "Cost-benefit Analysis of Tree Fodder," by John Staniall, which appeared in the booklet "Growing Poplar and Willows on Farms," compiled and prepared by the National Poplar and Willow Users Group, is presented. It presents information on the number of poplar blocks, willow browse block per hectare for sheep grazing and willows for dairy effluent uptake and forage, among others.


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