Welcome to boot camp!

It’s a warm dry day heading into summer. You’re hungry and thirsty, tasked with major physical challenges, but there’s not much fuel around to keep yourself going. You just have to dig deep and do the best you can with what you have.


This is part of your training, after all. Fall over now, and you’ll never make the cut. Persist, and you could be the forebearer of a new generation of champions, leaner and fitter than their predecessors.


Such is the bootcamp life of aspiring new pastures at Barenbrug. We’re tough on our plants, because any plant can flourish when conditions are perfect. Apply stress, however, and it’s a different story!


Graze thoroughly, limit the nitrogen, water sparingly, and only the most resilient ryegrass will shine. Those are the ones you need, not the others…


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