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Do Clovers Add N To Pastures?

  • February 1, 2018
  • Farm

One of the most important practices that any forage producer can incorporate into their program is adding legumes to grass pastures and hayfields.  Even though there are several benefits to planting clovers, the main one most people think of is the nitrogen that is added by the legume.  There have been many research projects over the years showing that a tall fescue/clover mixture can produce the same yield as tall fescue fertilized with 60 pounds of nitrogen per acre.  A…

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