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01-07-2015 - De Heus is focused on margins and constantly trying to improve margins. In order to do this, a tool was developed to assist farmers to effectively measure margins as well as to point out areas of concern.

01-03-2015 - The De Heus Prelacto Dry Cow Plan consist of four phases that each require in-depth attention. Health, housing, nutrition, management and climate are factors that affect success throughout all four phases. De Heus distinguishes itself in all four phases by offering farmers...

01-10-2014 - Nutritionists often spend hours analysing many different ingredients and mixes to develop the correct formulations, while it is known that the wrong management factors can cause more damage. There is an old saying in the dairy industry stating that there are always four rations...

26-02-2014 - With regard to rye grass, there are three main challenges, namely: Maximum production Maximum utilization Maximum lifespan Pasture management for optimal utilization There are several approaches or practices regarding the use of rye grass pastures, namely: Utilization based on a...

24-02-2014 - Silage is one of the most important nutritional sources for the modern dairy industry. It provides high energy roughage at a relatively low cost. Good management is vital for the maximum utilization of the resource. This is, however, one of the many areas for which the dairyman has...

24-02-2014 - In order to obtain maximum advantage from a pasture, one must realize that yield is not the only important factor because aspects such as the quality of the grass and the optimal utilisation of Rye grass play an important part.  In order to overcome this challenge, it is vital for...