Chasing high quality forage: A focus on quality control
For one Herefordshire dairy farmer, the ability to repeatedly produce high quality forage is all about detail and timing. But to make the most of both, it needs a fleet of reliable and productive tractors and machinery
Fred Simcock is a farmer who is not prepared to accept second best. His 650-cow dairy herd produces 3,700 litres from forage alone, and the key to high quality forage comes from a sharp eye to detail combined with a knack for timing.