Best practice required for summer forage crops
Farmers feeding summer forage crops need to be mindful of best management practices to ensure soil and nutrients stay within the paddock and don’t end up in waterways.
Maintaining ewe body condition
The Gorman’s make every effort to keep the ewes at an even Body Condition Score of 3-3.5 throughout the year.
Renowned for its sunshine, Marlborough’s climate can be challenging for the region’s sheep and beef farmers. Richard and Victoria Gorman have built a farm system based on legumes and high-quality sheep genetics that allows them to make the most efficient use of limited rainfall.
Survival of the Fittest
This two-part series looks at how sub clover performed on a drought-ravaged North Canterbury trial site.
Clovers a focus in Innovation Farm projects
The challenge of increasing legume content of uncultivable hill country pastures was a hot topic at Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s recent Innovation Farm conference in Invercargill.