Growing fodder beet as a winter crop is allowing a Welsh upland farm to significantly reduce wintering costs. Even at a conservative yield of 18t DM/ha, fodder beet can provide more than double the dry matter of kale, which averages 7.5t DM/ha. But the crop needs good attention to detail at the establishment and growing stages to achieve this exceptional dry matter potential. See also: What to do if feed is running low on your farm Fodder beet’s high yield […]