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The effect of alternative forage species and gibberellic acid on nitrate leaching
(Lincoln University, 2017-02-24)
Nitrogen (N) leaching from soil is a significant concern for intensively grazed forage-based systems because it can cause a decline in water quality. Urine patches are the main source of N leaching in these systems. In New ...
Nitrogen loading from urine patches of lactating dairy cows fed ryegrass and plantain as forage and silage
(Lincoln University, 2017-11-14)
The intensification of New Zealand pastoral agriculture has led to the use of irrigation, fertiliser and legumes to increase quality and yield of pastures. In order to attain these yields, nitrogen (N) content of pasture ...
Effect of plantain (Plantago lanceolata L.) proportion in the diet on nitrogen use, milk production and behaviour of lactating dairy cows
(Lincoln University, 2017-02-07)
Expansion and intensification of dairy in pasture based systems whilst economic, creates environmental challenges through nitrate leaching and degradation of water quality. With pressure to reduce nitrate leaching and ...