Native seeds sowing for pasture improvement.


Short term

Sustainability components

  • GHG emissions
  • Air quality
  • Soil
  • Water
  • Biodiversity
  • Animal welfare
  • Economic
  • Social
  • Technical feasibility

Climate risk region


Weather event addressed

Floods / Heavy rainfall
Very high temperatures / Heat wave
Intense frost / Late frost
Wind / storms

Farming system

Extensive livestock systems

Description of the measure

Quality improvement of pasture can be achieved through sowing with native legumes seeds. Livestock grazing is necessary to decrease the competence of grasses, and to spread legumes seeds.

Comments on sustainability

A more covered soil increases its capacity of water filter and capture. A soil with more legumes decrease the nitrogen lixiviation. This measure involves an economic investement.