Curing Quality Hay

Curing Quality Hay

Knowledge, patience and experience Properly curing hay is critical for high quality hay that is not likely to combust. We have asked experienced AFIA members how they test that their hay is cured and summarised their responses below. Remember that no one method is...
Fodder Storage and Hay Sheds

Fodder Storage and Hay Sheds

Key points to consider when building a hay shed There are multiple factors to consider when planning to construct a hay shed on your property, such as permits, access, size, location and stormwater capture. This Fodder Brief aims to provide a planning framework to...
Harvesting Rice Straw

Harvesting Rice Straw

An alternative feed source during drought Alternative feed sources are in high demand during drought in Australia. Rice straw can be an economically viable option when harvested and treated under optimum conditions.  This Fodder Brief will discuss tips to improve the...