Sustainable winter dairy grazing on arable farms
Winter dairy grazing provides good cash flow to arable farmers and is seen as a mitigation option for nutrient management by the dairy sector. This project collected information from farmers across the North and South Islands about the perceived risks and current management practices for winter grazing.
FAR - Foundation for Arable Research
Winter Feed Crops: Management During Grazing
This fact sheet focuses on good management practices. It is essential to consider how to reduce nutrient and contaminant losses to streams and waterways as well as minimising damage to soils and paddocks.
Reducing surface runoff from grazed winter forage crop paddocks by strategic grazing management
Research results showing the effect of good critical source area management in a winter grazing scenario
Wintering feed systems for deer
A complete deer focused wintering page including planning, designing and operating a winter feeding system. This includes crop based wintering and feed pads