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WHITE CLOVER ESTABLISHMENT AND PERSISTENCE ON HILL COUNTRY

The contribution of white clover to the quality of summer-dry hill country pasture in New Zealand is well documented. A 2020 study showed oversowing white clover in hill country could more than double a pasture sward’s clover content after two seasons. The key to the clover’s strong establishment was grazing management during the establishment phase.

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Understanding our Hill Country Futures – first steps

We talked to almost 300 people in 170 interviews and six focus group discussions between July 2019 and March 2020. From these discussions, we now have a unique and in-depth bank of information.  

Read more about the interviews and the initial findings here

Summary of the HCF programme

Hill Country Futures is an $8.15m partnership programme focused on future proofing the profitability, sustainability and well-being of New Zealand’s hill country farmers, farm systems and rural communities. 

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