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Project No: PS7.2

Title: Tall fescue under rotational grazing management
Project Leader: P Nengwenani & Dr PCV du Toit Starting date: 2003
Partners: Closing date: 2010
 
Objectives: To determine the optimum stocking rate for tall fescue under irrigation and with rotational grazing management being applied. The fescue is planted in a mixture with Persian clover, cultivar Arcadia. Thusfar excellent results have been obtained, an economic analysis will be made after at least five years of data capturing. The pasture is grazed by merino sheep at thre stocking rates, the "thumb-suck" optimum, and both a lower and a higher stocking rate
Location: Grootfontein
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