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Successful Dairy Production in the Sub-Tropics – A tropical feedbase manual 4.9mb

The purpose of this manual was to summarise local and national feedbase management strategies relevant to the northern dairy industry focussing on forage, water and nutritional management.

Technical notes

Tropical grasses
Kikuyu
Native grasses
Maize
Sorghum
Millet
Lablab, cowpeas and soybeans
Summer pasture legumes
Lucerne
Annual, irrigated high density ryegrass pastures
Ryegrass and clover/herb mixtures
Clover dominant pastures
Prairie grass
Medics
Perennial irrigated pastures
Oats
Barley