05 Apr 2018

Improving Forage Production in Russia with Proper Fertilization

Annual and perennial grasses and legumes are important forage crops in Russia, occupying almost 20% of the total cultivated land. Insufficient fertilization and poor-quality seed has led to low productivity of forage grasses and poor silage quality. Russia currently imports a significant amount of milk products and the desire to build the domestic dairy industry has prompted the need to boost the production of high quality forage.