Feed Efficiency

To become a technology demonstration farm applicants must be able to demonstrate the following innovative technologies:

  1. Soil nutrient management programme
  2. Efficient grazing infrastructure
  3. Grass cover measurement and budgeting
  4. Adjusting concentrate feed levels (Maintenance+) according to grazing conditions and grass supply
  5. Targeted complete diet feeding or Targeted in parlour and/or out of parlour concentrate feeding (either manual or computerised)

It is also desirable but not required that applicants can demonstrate the following innovative technologies:

  1. Grazing area allocation application
  2. Proactive reseeding policy
  3. Using Maintenance+ application (can apply to both easy feed and TMR systems)
  4. Forage stocks calculator
  5. Margin over concentrates (MOC) application.

For a more detailed description of these required and desirable technologies and for guidance click HERE.

Applications for this theme are now closed.