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fodder

feed for herbivorous animals, usually used to describe dried leafy material such as hay. See also forage.

fodder beet
a root crop grown solely as a source of feed for cattle, possibly sheep. Lactic acidosis, oxalate andnitrite poisoning are all possible with fodder beet feeding. See also betavulgaris, carbohydrate engorgement.
fodder crop
crops being grown for hay, e.g. oats, barley, wheat. Can also be used for grazing and may cause hypomagnesemia or nitrite poisoning. The group of diseases is known as cereal crop poisoning.
fodder poisoning
an all-embracing term used with reference to sickness occurring in animals being fed hay which is often moldy or damaged in some way. See also mycotoxicosis.
fodder radish
see raphanussativus.
fodder sorghum
sorghumbicolor.
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Phenotypic and phylogenetic analysis of lactic acid bacteria isolated from forage crops and grasses in the Tibetan Plateau.
Despite the potential for soil damage, the effects of such high-risk grazing practices on soil physical quality under winter forage crops have received little research attention.
Agronomist Rick Boydston, with the ARS Vegetable and Forage Crops Research Unit in Prosser, Washington, is conducting the studies with plant physiologist Steven Vaughn, at the ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria.
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The machine has pleased staff at the farm business, which was set up in 1996 on a holding which sells fully accredited organic milk produced from 300 acres of grassland alongside the 800 acres used for forage crops and another 400 acres of arable land.
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Crops eligible for the coverage are those for which other crop insurance is not available, including fruits and vegetables, aquaculture and forage crops.
These forage crops allow growers to produce highly nutritious feed for grazing, hay, green chop or silage while requiring less water and fewer inputs than other livestock feeds.
The expected output of this study was to gather information on different options of forage crops for AMS farms potential yield and optimum growing season of such forages and alleviate risks.