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The influence of water and nitrogen on growth and development of fodder beet (Beta vulgaris)
(Lincoln University, 2018-02-21)
Fodder beet (Beta vulgaris L. subsp. vulgaris var. Alba) is commonly grown in New Zealand as a forage crop to feed dairy cattle. It has high potential yields and feed quality advantage over other traditional winter crops ...
Effect of using a catch crop to reduce nitrate leaching losses from winter grazed fodder beet soil
(Lincoln University, 2017-11-13)
Grazing of winter forage crops such as fodder beet (Beta vulgaris L.) and kale (Brassica oleracea L.) is a common management option for increasing winter feed supply on New Zealand farms. This practice is most often ...
An investigation of the incorporation of a standoff facility with the grazing of fodder beet in a Canterbury dairy wintering system
(Lincoln University, 2014)
Dairy farmers are under scrutiny for the negative effect their farming operations have on the environment, particularly in regard to nitrate leaching. The National Policy Statement for Freshwater has directed regional ...