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Effect of using a catch crop to reduce nitrate leaching losses from winter grazed fodder beet soil
(Lincoln University, 2017-11-13)
Grazing of winter forage crops such as fodder beet (Beta vulgaris L.) and kale (Brassica oleracea L.) is a common management option for increasing winter feed supply on New Zealand farms. This practice is most often ...
Can a winter-sown catch crop reduce nitrate leaching losses after winter forage grazing?
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, 2016)
Direct grazing of winter forage crops to feed non-lactating, pregnant dairy cows prior to calving is a common management practice in the New Zealand South Island. However, the high crop yields per hectare grazed, combined ...
Catch crops to mitigate N loss after winter forage grazing: From plot to paddock
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, 2019)
Recent research has shown sowing a catch crop can reduce nitrate leaching after simulated winter forage grazing. However, most of this research has been reported from lysimeter and small plot trials where the pragmatic ...