Pastures in cropping rotations - North West NSW


Pastures are an essential component of most sustainable cropping systems.

Well managed pastures improve chemical and physical soil fertility which can reduce nitrogen fertiliser input and increase grain yields in following crops. A legume based pasture phase is necessary to help maintain soil organic carbon and nitrogen levels.

Producers will gain the maximum benefit from pastures in the cropping rotation by using best management practices. This Agfact outlines these practices.


Agfact P2.3.10 First Edition

Published: 2005