Category : Feature Stories
Published : July 13, 2020 - 8:15 AM
This slideshow presents a brief, but wide-ranging, look at the importance of alfalfa in Chile’s Magallanes region. More specifically, it highlights how and why our partners at the Institute for Agricultural Research (INIA) are evaluating new alfalfas that have a little of their wild relatives in them. Their work will ultimately help ranchers better deal with the erratic climate that is more and more a part of our daily lives, everywhere. But before that, let’s start by having a look at this austral landscape and the sheep ranching that is an integral part of life in the southernmost region of Latin America.