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forage

[fär·ij]
(agriculture)
A vegetable food for domestic animals.
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UKPRwire, Tue Mar 13 2018] The Market is driven by increasing demand for livestock products, including eggs, meat (beef, pork, and mutton), and milk, rise in meat consumption, rise in cost of forage seed, growing industrialization in livestock sector, growth in feed additive industry fueled by increase in meat consumption, rising concerns over quality and safety of the animal and human health.
A majority of the formal experimental research on improving nonirrigated rangeland (annual grassland, in particular) with seeded forage species in California was completed before the 1970s.
Extensive research has shown that the forage yield and quality is mostly affected by the botanical composition, stage of harvest maturity and soil nutrient availability (Aumont et al.
2921772 Special purpose agricultural semi- trailers for animal husbandry and forage production
Among the forage plants mostly used for milk production, the Panicum maximum species stand out for their high productivity and good nutritional value, and they have been predominantly used in intermittent grazing systems (Freitas, Fonseca, Braz, Martuscello, & Santos, 2012).
Additionally, worker bees clean the hive, forage for food, store food, and tend to the larvae and the queen (Bishop 2005).
Producers growing forage grass for cattle in the southeastern United States face a crucial question: How much fertilizer to use?
La societe roumaine de forage [beaucoup moins que]Grup Servicii Petroliere[beaucoup plus grand que] (GSP), membre de la holding du meme nom, a remporte un contrat de forage en mer en Tunisie attribue par la joint venture Numhyd, entre la compagnie tunisienne ETAP, et la societe algerienne SONATRACH.
2011), which can compromise an animal's ability to forage (Vogel and Beauchamp, 1999), select a mate (Seehausen et al.
Rather than looking at what's in the fish's stomach, the scientists relied on stable isotope ratios of carbon and nitrogen in the fish's muscle to assess the diversity of forage eaten and whether the fish were feeding in the shallow, littoral zone or the open water.
In late summer and autumn, the types of foods that you might forage for include rosehips, elderberries, raspberries, wild strawberries, hazelnuts, brambles and many types of mushrooms.