Welcome to Feed for Thought, a regular podcast hosted by Pioneer® Farm Systems Specialists Ian Williams, Wade Bell and Matt Dalley. In this podcast series we ai... More
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Higher than normal empty rates
In this episode, the boys sit down to discuss and unpack why this year we have seen higher than normal empty rates. Tune in to hear Wade and Ian's tips and tricks to help boost submission and conception rates this coming spring.
Environmental considerations when growing maize
Following our last episode around growing on farm vs buying in, the team discuss the environmental considerations when growing maize. Tune in to hear Ian's thoughts around this topic.
The great debate to grow on farm vs buy in
In this episode Ian and Wade go toe to toe on whether growing maize on farm or buying it in is the most economic option. Both the boys gave some thought-provoking points, listen in to see what may suit your system best.
Controlling feed costs – Does the 5% rule still apply?
With rising feed and farm working costs, the Farm Systems team caught up to discuss whether the 5% rule still applies when it comes to costing in the 'need for feed'.
Dry off or milk on?
Tune in to the latest episode of Feed for Thought where Ian and Wade consider the options around drying off or milking on.
Welcome to Feed for Thought, a regular podcast hosted by Pioneer® Farm Systems Specialists Ian Williams, Wade Bell and Matt Dalley. In this podcast series we aim to share in-depth information on technical and farm systems topics. Our aim is to keep the information practical and relevant to farmers and we hope to prompt thoughts, discussions and actions which improve the profitability and sustainability of farming. Tune in and listen to the team as well as our guests who will include researchers, agronomists and nutritionists from New Zealand and abroad. We hope to deliver cutting edge information, tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your investment in Pioneer® brand products and give you some “Feed for Thought”.