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Winter Catch Crops Farming Note

Winter catch crops can be an economic alternative if your winter forage stocks are looking low. The use of root crops and leafy forages can provide high quality feeds from the autumn through to the end of winter. 

This Farming Note covers:

  • Assessing forage requirements
  • Crop options
  • Which crops are best for autumn feeding and winter feeding
  • How to calculate acreage needed
  • Agronomy advice for winter catch crops

Issued July 2010

About Kingshay Farming Notes

Since 1991 Kingshay has been publishing Farming Notes on issues critical to the success of a modern dairy farm business. These briefings provide dairy farmers, large animal vets, farm consultants and other interested parties with the most important and timely information in a concise two-page format. The information contained in our Farming Notes is written and updated by our experts to ensure accuracy and save you time.

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