AFTP Course - Grassland Systems

Organised by AFTP

The Sustainable Grassland Systems course looks at the range and distribution of grassland and forage crops. Nutrient management and environmental protection are themes throughout, as are strategies for grazing and forage preservation.

Areas covered will include: 
Range and distribution of grasslands, Characteristics of forage species, Grassland composition, Managing pests and diseases in a changing environment, Soil quality and low input systems, Grazing, Forage breeding, Forage preservation and bio-refining, Ruminant Nutrition, Grassland Systems.