Beans on a Budget Demonstration 

Location: Paddock B2

Subcommittee responsible: Livestock

Details:

  • To investigate whether growing faba beans can be a cheap feed for sheep in dry conditions
  • The beans and fertilizer were spread on the paddock through a fertilizer truck and given a gentle working to cover seed.
  • Measuring yield of beans on the plants once they have dried off and live weight gains of sheep grazing the beans