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Pulses pay their way - A grower case study

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Including a legume pulse manure phase as well as a pulse in my continuous crop system is the plan for the future to provide 'home grown' organic nitrogen... The right pulse selection will provide a cash return as well as benefiting future crops... A pulse manure has many benefits and will add robustness and more balance to Neil's system as a manure phase mimics a pasture in that it can produce up to 200 kg/N/ha, providing background nitrogen for about 2 cereal crops as well as opportunities for IWM and a moisture conserving fallow...