Be vocal about local: Legumes for livestock

Mar 21, 2022 | Event, Science

This webinar from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) brings together some recent outcomes of research in Scotland on legume agronomy and its (feeding) value for livestock.



About this event

Chair: Ross Mackenzie (SAC Consultancy)



10.30 – 10.40: Kevin Stickney (Harbro):

Legumes for livestock, setting the scene from an feed industry perspective.

10.40 – 11.00: Robin Walker (SRUC):

Legume species for Scottish rotations – some considerations.

11.00 – 11.10: Euan James (JHI):

Inoculation of faba bean, pea and soya with rhizobia to increase nitrogen fixation and grain yields.

11.10 – 11.30: Jos Houdijk (SRUC):

Faba beans for broilers: what have we recently learned?

11.30 – 11.40: short break

11.40 – 12.00: John Newbold (SRUC):

Faba beans for dairy cows: what have we recently learned?

12.00 – 12.10: Madalina Neacsu (University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute):

UK grown potato bean (Apios americana Medik): new dietary (food and feed) biodiversification opportunities

12.10 – 12.30: General discussion


This event is supported through Scottish Government (RESAS) and EU (Legumes Translated) EU 817634


Date and Time

Mon, 28 March 2022

11:30 – 13:30 CEST



Online event