Alice Speedy

B.Ag.Sci. Honours (2012)

The implications of spring grazing management on animal liveweight gain, yield and root reserves of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) (Abstract only)

Research Overview

Alice worked with lucerne at Ashley Dene, the Lincoln University Dryland Research property. Her work quantified the effects of different spring grazing managements in the third year following lucerne establishment. The experiment was part of Phase II of the Pastoral 21 Programme, funded by the Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment; Dairy NZ; Beef + Lamb NZ; and Fonterra, and Ministry for Primary Industries, Sustainable Farming Fund and Mr Roland Stead. Alice was supervised by Prof. Derrick Moot.