Vetch Southern Region - GrowNotes™

Published: 1 Feb 2018

Vetch (Vicia spp.) is a winter-growing, multipurpose, annual legume. Vetch is a versatile, high-production, low-input crop used for grazing, forage, green or brown manure, grain for livestock and for seed. Vetch is suited to a wide range of rainfall regions and soil types; and is more tolerant of acid soils than most grain legumes, except for lupin.


  • Planning/paddock preparation and seeding
  • Growth stages
  • In-crop management – pests
  • In-crop management – diseases
  • In-crop management – weeds
  • In-crop management – nutrition
  • In-crop management – environmental impacts
  • Late-season management
  • Post-harvest management
  • Marketing

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    Region: South