Focus on cover crops
Our new series 12 Covers in 12 Weeks starts with tillage radish, leafy turnip and sunn hemp.
Thrilling and ravishing for any soil. Every part of the tillage radish is beneficial to the soil and grazing livestock, but it is best known for its long, strong tap root which drills through heavily compacted and degraded soils.
Read more in the pdf at right.
Leafy turnip seeds germinate quickly, like radish, and provide good early grazing feed in an autumn or spring sowing.
Fibre, Fodder, Fixer and Fuel.
Sunn Hemp originated in India where it is for its fibre. Increasingly however it is being used as a nitrogen fixer and soil improver in cooler climates.
Biofund is HDLN's annual grant program focused on planting, protection, enhancement or linking of native vegetation and that encourage community participation.
EOIs are due 30th September of each year. If you have a good project idea, click on the fact Sheets and Forms page above to download the guidelines and application forms.
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Excess Trees available
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Got an issue with or have you spotted noxious weeds?
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