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in praise of Sainfoin

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nitrogen fixing, rhizhomal, and deep tap roots for the alkaline desert, whats not to love ?

The best graze you can get for animals. The Brit site says it should be sown with grass to get the sugar balance for silage.
Possibly a dewormer too... https://permies.com/t/23727/goats/Common-Sainfoin-pasture-worms#190878

This has been talked about as green ground covers, and a Sepp favorite, so here is a list sites to get you started.


For sale

USDA sheet

range forage sheet

Brit Site
Willie Smits: Village Based Permaculture Approaches in Indonesia (video)
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