Maize an investment for your farm

Maize an investment for your farm

Maize has become an increasingly important part of the New Zealand dairy farm system. There are many reasons for this: the increasing frequency and severity of dry summers, the desire to grow more dry matter per hectare, the environmental benefits of growing and feeding the crop plus its good for your cows and for the country.

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Find out more about the benefits of incorporating maize into your farm system below.

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