Dairy Farmer’s Choice: Highly Digestible Grass, Please

Klaus K. Nielsen, Chief Scientific Officer in DLF, gives his scientific view about digestibility and pasture value in European Seed INSIDERS series

Have you ever chewed the sweet fluid out of a fresh grass stem? Most likely you have done it so many times that you are well aware of the difference between doing it in the spring, when grass is lush and in the late summer, when it has turned yellow and stiff. But what may be a gastronomic grass exercise to you, is serious business to thousands of dairy farmers that constantly seek to optimize their forage diet to get most milk in the bucket. Read more about pasture quality and fibre digestibility in the article published in INSIDERS