Originally Posted by Rhodie
Jon, the native grasses and legumes of Southern Africa cover a wide spectrum of climate adapted grasses, some farms have irrigated pastures such as kikuyu or stargrass which are often oversown to ryegrass for winter grazing. Lucene is popular as an irrigated crop for hay or limited grazing.
Interesting to hear about your forage and rotations, do you ever use your grass for silage or hay ?
Lucerne [Alfafa over here] is gaining in popularity for it's protein content but there have been some problems with bloat, is this an aspect of it you have encountered ?
Take care !