Multi-cut silage for organic milk

With strong concentrate prices squeezing margins for dairy farmers, it’s now as important as ever to produce the most nutritious and palatable silage, and thus reduce the need to shell out hard-earned cash on bought-in feed. Steynton Farm is looking to make the most of its grass, taking a minimum of four cuts to clamp the best quality fodder possible. Mervyn Bailey reports

With strong concentrate prices squeezing margins for dairy farmers, it’s now as important as ever to produce the most nutritious and palatable silage, and thus reduce the need to shell out hard-earned cash on bought-in feed. Steynton Farm is looking to make the most of its grass, taking a minimum of four cuts to clamp the best quality fodder possible. Mervyn Bailey reports