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Precision feeding and grazing management for temperate pasture-based dairy systems


Hills, JL and Rawnsley, RP and Harrison, MT and Bishop-Hurley, GJ and Henry, DA and Raedts, P and Freeman, M and Roche, JR, Precision feeding and grazing management for temperate pasture-based dairy systems, Precision Dairy Conference, 21-23 June, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands (2016) [Keynote Presentation]

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With the rapid development of precision technologies, there are increasing opportunities to measure the inherent variability in pastures and animals and use this information to optimise production and economic outcomes. Business success in pasture-based systems is driven by the production and consumption of home-grown pastures and the efficient utilisation of associated inputs. This review summarises the key factors involved in managing a successful pasture-based dairy system and highlights the precision technologies that may assist with measuring and managing variability for enhanced profitability.

Item Details

Item Type:Keynote Presentation
Keywords:dairy, irrigation, pasture, seasonal growth rate, milk, forecasting, POAMA
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Research Field:Agricultural Land Management
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Livestock Raising
Objective Field:Dairy Cattle
UTAS Author:Hills, JL (Dr James Hills)
UTAS Author:Rawnsley, RP (Dr Richard Rawnsley)
UTAS Author:Harrison, MT (Dr Matthew Harrison)
UTAS Author:Raedts, P (Mr Peter Raedts)
UTAS Author:Freeman, M (Miss Melissa Freeman)
ID Code:110491
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2016-07-28
Last Modified:2016-07-28

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