Can Legumes Catch Up After a Dry Start? Key Considerations for Farmers in the Mallee

By |2024-05-29T01:25:34+09:3029 May 2024|MSF Blog|

After an extended dry period with no significant rain, farmers in the Mallee region are facing the challenge of a late autumn break. With winter fast approaching, you might be wondering if legumes can still provide the benefits you’re looking for.The most critical thing with a late start is to give the establishing seedling the best possible chance for success. Early growth in a late start is critical, so careful consideration should be given to protecting the seedling and ensuring minimum risk of checking, damaging, or stressing the young crop.