How to grow lucerne for silage

Farm Net Zero Monitor Farmer, Peter Cox has been growing lucerne for silage over a number of years and takes an average of 13 cuts over the 4-year lifetime of the crop. The yield ranges from approximately 15 to 18 tonnes an acre at a crude protein value of 24%.

Come to this field walk to understand the agronomy unique to lucerne, and how this crop could improve the resilience of your system.

Please park at Burraton farm barns next to Tremeadan House, PL17 8LL on Stoke Road: (What3words:///blazed.memory.florists).

Pasties will be provided so please book a place with one of the Farm Net Zero project team.

To book:

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This event is part of a series of events run by the Farm Net Zero project and funded by The Lottery Community Fund.