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In the market for supplies of pasture seed this year?
To be productive a perennial grass pasture requires a companion legume to improve the feed quality over the winter growing season and provide the nitrogen input to drive productivity.
A highly productive sub-tropical grass–serradella pasture is achievable – but there are a number of prerequisites for success.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development provides up-to-date information about the coming season and its potential impacts on cropping and agriculture.
Potassium deficiency can lead to loss of clover content and severely limit production of high rainfall.
The productivity of sheep is largely governed by the amount of pasture they eat and this is influenced by the quantity of the pasture on offer and its quality.