Adding legumes to grass pastures can result in multiple benefits including increased forage nutritive, extended grazing season and increased grass yield due to N fixation. White clover, a short lived perennial with prostrate growth habit, is one of the most important and widely adopted legume in grass-legume mixtures worldwide. In addition, red clover, another short-lived perennial, is widely grown in grass-clover mixtures in Wisconsin.
Soil Science Extension
University of Wisconsin Madison