Dryland Pastures

Effects of nitrogen and water on pasture production

In this video members of the Lincoln University Dryland Pastures Research team explain the impacts of nitrogen fertility and water availability on the current pasture production of dryland cocksfoot and perennial ryegrass pastures at Ashley Dene (approx. 3 minutes).

An introduction to current research at Ashley Dene

Monthly rainfalls have been below average here at Lincoln since April. Pasture growth rates have slowed as water stress conditions have developed and all our dryland experiments at Ashley Dene have been de-stocked earlier than usual. On Monday we released Dick Lucas, our resident annual clover guru, at Ashley Dene to talk about soils, their…

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