Economical summer fodder alternative

Tuesday, February 6th 2024
  • This hybrid is a cross between Forage Sorghum and Sudan Grass, making it unique to Millet and other sorghum varieties.

    By Pradeep Kumar, Agronomist Agriwest Cooma

    On the Monaro, it’s always been a challenge to find an economical summer fodder option specifically where soil moisture content, its physical properties, and dry summer restrict farmers to grow a limited pasture species. 

    As a result, it costs growers a significant amount of money to outsource hay, straw, and other dry-season feedlot sources. 

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