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October 14th, 2017

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Blog: Brachiaria, the homecoming of African pasture grassesBrachiaria grasses, which originated primarily from natural grasslands in Africa, do not look particularly remarkable. Yet these forage species for feeding farm animals are the most widely used in the tropics. Because Brachiaria is adapted to acidic, low-fertility soils and is much more nutritious than the native forage species, the productivity of grazing animals is increased between 5-10 times, which effectively means more meat and milk.