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What is Clover?

Clover is a legume crop belonging to the bean and pea family of plants. Clover fixes nitrogen in the soil through the process of nitrogen fixation. That is, it partners with beneficial bacteria to transform nitrogen gas that resides in air pockets within the soil into stable organic compounds that nourishes surrounding plants. 

Clover offers an alternative to expensive artificial fertilizers and helps towards environmental sustainability.  Incorporating clover in grassland swards has the potential to reduce costs, improve profitability and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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