Many cropping farmers are facing the increasing challenge of herbicide resistant weeds, decline in organic matter and depleted natural nitrogen. Those who also have livestock may be seeking additional foddder when the opportunity arises of to help fill a feed gap.
The rotations part of this theme is examining the fit of a range of fodders, the effect they have on weeds, nitrogen, dry matter production and the subsequent impact on the following grain crops. It combines farmer case studies, trials, whole farm analysis and simple decision support tools to help a farmer or advisors determine the best rotation to fit their business needs.
Publications for the crop and pasture rotation theme can be accessed here
Tools and calculators for the crop and pasture rotation theme can be accessed here