16 November 2001


uKEEP up with the latest strategies for feeding and managing cattle and sheep over winter by attending an SAC meeting or participating via a video link for remote areas. Meetings will take place in Scotland over the next few months. Further details are available from local SAC offices.

uNEW to maize growing or need more information on growing and feeding the crop? The first 100 producers to phone Grainseed Maize on (01379-871073) will obtain a free copy of the book, Maize – Producing and Feeding Maize Silage. Written by three of the UKs leading authorities on maize – Mike Wilkinson, Gordon Newman and David Allen – the book covers production, harvesting, ensiling, composition, feeding to dairy and beef cattle and maize for herd replacements.

uNOMINATIONS are invited for the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers Princess Royal Award. The award is made to recognise achievement of outstanding benefit to the UK dairy industry. Nominations must be made by Nov 30 (01926-887477). &#42

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