Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ Fatty acids can help improve energy balance and enhance reproduction Due to their caloric density, dietary fats may reduce the harmful negative energy balance that commonly occurs at the beginning of lactation, improving reproductive performance. In...
Source: Alberta Milk, U of A: Burim Ametaj Background: Canadian organic milk sales are valued at over $ 29 million, Alberta represents 7 % of sales and the highest increase in market demand but only one farm is organic, therefore most...
Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Many research projects have shown that feeding undegradable, or bypass, protein supplements has a positive effect on milk production. Common sources of undegradable protein are dried distillers grains, blood meal, meat and bone meal,...
Source: Government of Saskatchewan Relative Feed Value - A Tool for Determining Alfalfa Quality The Concept of Relative Feed Value Feed value is an important factor when buying or selling hay. Buyers and sellers require an accurate and effective way of communicating...
Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs What to sample for mycotoxins tests: If feeding a total mixed ration (TMR), sample it for mycotoxins first. If the TMR test result is positive then individually sample suspect ingredients including silages...

ALFAFLA ESTABLISHMENT

Establishment is the most important success in the longevity of an alfalfa stand. Selecting the correct variety, preparing the seedbed and seeding at the correct rates will help you have a successful establishment. Variety Selection One of the most important...
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