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Maize and beans – Organic roughage with benefits?

{Tool} Maize and beans – Organic roughage with benefits? [Mais-Bohne – Öko Raufutter mit MehrWert?] Creator(s): Böhm, Herwart. Issuing Organisation(s): Thünen-Institut. OK-Net EcoFeed-selected tool. (2016)

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Online at: https://www.thuenen.de/en/topics/plant-production/leguminosenanbau-staerken/mais-bohne-oeko-rauhfutter-mit-mehrwert/

Summary

The tool shows that it is possible to grow maize and beans together to produce a high-protein feedstuff. The German video demonstrates relay planting, manual harvesting and processing of the product.

Summary translation

Das Tool zeigt, dass es möglich ist, Mais und Bohnen zusammen anzubauen, um ein proteinreicheres Futter zu produzieren. Das Video zeigt die Aussaat als Relaycropping, die Handlese und die Verarbeitung des Produkts.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Growing maize and beans intercropped for high-protein forage.
What problem does the tool address?:Silage is generally too low in protein to feed pigs
What solution does the tool offer?:The tool demonstrates growing maize and beans together to create forage with a better protein content.
Country:Germany
Type of Practice Tool:Video
Keywords:animal husbandry, beans, corn maize, maize, faba beans, processing, whole crop silage, roughage
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englishanimal husbandryhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8532
Englishbeanshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_331566
Englishmaizehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_12332
Englishfaba beanshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_10722
Englishprocessinghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6195
Englishwhole crop silagehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_24915
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Food systems > Processing, packaging and transportation
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed > Selected tools
Germany > Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries - VTI > Institute of Organic Farming - OEL
Related Links:https://www.thuenen.de/en/topics/plant-production/leguminosenanbau-staerken/mais-bohne-oeko-rauhfutter-mit-mehrwert/, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/36544
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:36544
Deposited On:11 Oct 2019 12:45
Last Modified:17 Dec 2019 12:36
Document Language:German/Deutsch
Status:Published

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