Film: Tips grazing sheep on lucerne

As the likelihood of drought increases, livestock farmers are looking at alternatives to rye grass to make sure they have sufficient forage for their animals in the summer months.

This film follows farmers in a field lab who set out to investigate the best ways of grazing their sheep on lucerne, a legume is valued for its high yield, drought tolerance, protein content, and digestible fibre.

Over the past two years David Cross has been working with Liz Genever to develop livestock grazing systems with lucerne on his farm in Norfolk. Watch to hear about the benefits he's measured and discover tips on how to do it on your farm. 

Follow progress from the field lab.

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