Brave the elements – part 2

It’s another hot, sticky night and you can’t sleep. But you’re not the only one! If the mercury stays above 19oC after dark, some of your best team members are tossing and turning too.  


Trouble is, they won’t just show up for work tomorrow tired and cranky. If this carries on for too long, they might not show up at all.  


Such is the predicament in parts of New Zealand where a changing climate is already disrupting pastoral farming as we know it.   


In this case, sleep-deprived perennial ryegrass is doing it hard. In response, those whose livelihoods rely on pasture are turning to new options. What can they show us about creating climate-resilient farm systems?   


Want to read more? Click to read the full article here.