Lucerne is a reliable plant for use as extensive pasture, intensive forage, and fodder under irrigation. livestock production and increases in the yield and quality of subsequent cereal crops.
Lucerne crops can be grown by farmers who are seeking a nutritious, soil-enriching source of forage for their livestock.
An established lucerne pasture provides an alternative source of forage for animal production, especially outside the growing season of annual crops and pastures.
On completion of this very basic video series, candidates should be able to have a better understanding of some of the important aspects of lucerne production including the following:
- Soil sampling
- Plant nutrient requirements
- precision agriculture
- Weed control