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on June 6, 2019

Drought in India forces producers to chop sugarcane for cattle

As fodder runs out, sugarcane crop is chopped for cattle as a nutritional option in drought-hit Maharashtra

Officials in the Indian state of Maharashtra are asking sugarcane producers to cut their crop in order to feed cattle. The drought-stricken region is running out of fodder and this could be a valuable alternative.

Sugarcane may offer unique advantages over other field crops as a forage for cattle in…

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