Pasture legumes



Pasture specialists in northern Australia have spent decades researching cost effective ways to improve soil quality, cattle production values and businesses’ bottom lines. After a few good seasons…

Legume Best Management Practice in the Brigalow Belt Bio-Region project aims to improve the productivity, profitability and sustainability of beef enterprises through reliable and successful use of pasture…

The Stocktake and analysis of legume evaluation for tropical pastures in Australia project aimed to collate, analyse and store existing tropical legume evaluation data and knowledge and make…

The Rhizobia survival and new methods to improve nodulation in tropical legumes project looked at ways to better establish rhizobia for pasture legumes. The Review of productivity decline…

Native pastures are the primary source of feed for cattle production in the Katherine region. Introduced species have an important role as special purpose pastures. Part 1 (this Agnote) briefly describes the major pasture species and Part 2 (Agnote E69) outlines the common uses of introduced pastures.

This Agnote lists species of grasses and legumes that can be sown as improved pastures for grazing or for the production of fodder in the monsoonal rainfall zone of the Northern Territory. This zone is defined as having a distinct wet season with over 600mm annual rainfall.

The Butterfly pea book: a guide to establishing and managing butterfly pea pastures in Central Queensland. This book contains accumulated knowledge and practical experience as well as results…

Find out your options to increase nitrogen inputs in your sown pastures, specifically applying nitrogen fertiliser or adding a legume.

A range of tropical legumes are available for planting on the more fertile heavier clay soils to provide high quality grazing forage. These soils, which have higher fertility…