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Harvesting and storing lucerne

Hargreaves, Paul; MacPherson, Lorna L.; Flockhart, Jennifer

Due to lucerne’s high protein content and the structure of its leaves, attention to detail at harvest is required for best results. Harvesting lucerne is different to harvesting grass in several important respects.This practice note sets out how yield and nutritional losses are minimised when lucerne is harvested and ensiled for forage.

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