Elstow/Springdale Discussion Group - November

Comparing Inshed feeding vs Feedpad

The November group is meeting on Graham and Sheryl Featherstone's farm on Endowment Road that is 50/50 sharemilked by Chris Michels. Chris operates two 50/50 positions, one with an inshed sytem and one with a feed pad. We will look at the pros and cons of each system. We will also discuss the new Fonterra environmental reports particularly around farm methane emissions.

This discussion group will focus on the host farmers system and management practices to identify opportunities and solutions that meet the hosts future, his goals and objectives. We will also discuss seasonal issues and challenges that are affecting farmers in the region.

Protect our industry - please arrive with clean boots to reduce the risk of spreading a disease, pest or weed.


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