Good forage management reduces feed shrink

Good forage management reduces feed shrink

FEED shrink has become a hot topic as dairy and beef margins erode in the current agriculture industry setting. Using research estimates, forage shrink loss per year in harvested U.S. forages is 14%, which corresponds to approximately $3 billion of feed.

Nevertheless, where there are challenges in farming, there is an opportunity. The industry looks to management practices to lessen this burden on growers' and producers' bottom line. Forage preserv

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