How to reduce the lifespan of your lucerne by set stocking

As a follow up to our last blog post on how to successfully implement a set stocking phase in you lucerne grazing system we thought we should show you what will happens if the stand is set stocked with either too many stock and/or for too long in spring. Basically, for research purposes, we’ve halved the expected lifespan of our lucerne stand – and not something we recommend trying at home but Derrick will talk you through the reasons it’s happened in this short video blog (approx 1½ mins)