Grass seed mixtures for agriculture

Our Grass Mixture Selector Tool 

To help ensure you get the best mixture for your enterprise decide how long the ley will last, as a general rule, short term leys are used for stewardship, environmental, biodiversity, cover, catch crops and conserved forage such as silage or haylage, with higher yields. A medium term ley is typically 3-4 years. While longer term leys, 5+years. Mixtures can be identified by the characteristics of what they are suited to, graze and silage, for all livestock class, cover crop, AD or listed for the specific livestock class they are designed for. 

COMBI

Silage with grazing. Flexible, extensive, long-term ley suited to cutting and grazing

  • Its blend of the best recommended intermediate and late heading ryegrass is designed to produce a very high-yielding, flexible, dense, palatable, long-term, top class cutting mixture which will also produce quality grazing
  • The high proportion of tetraploid varieties ensure better drought resistance and higher water soluble carbohydrate content
  • Short Term
  • Medium Term
  • Long Term

 

  • This mixture is a blend of top performing varieties which is designed to produce a very high yielding, flexible cutting and grazing mixture
  • The high proportion of tetraploid varieties ensures better drought resistance and higher water soluble carbohydrate content and also gives faster recovery after grazing or cutting
  • Ballintoy combines excellent yield and quality under silage or grazing management with excellent spring growth and high digestibility producing a high ME yield per Ha
  • Caledon produces excellent silage yields with high digestibility and provides quality grazing swards throughout the year
  • Uses all Herbage Varieties Guide recommended varieties

 

WHEN TO SOW

Perennial ryegrass germinates at 8°C; ensure this is sown when the soil temperature is above 8°C.

 

WHEN TO CUT

COMBI combines the benefits of high qualtiy mid-May silage production with excellent sward density.

 

Produces exceptional silage cuts of extremely nutritious forage.

 

WHEN TO GRAZE

COMBI is ideal as a top quality cutting ley that will also produce a high quality, dense, palatable grazing sward.

Composition
Variety
Species
4.00kg
Glenariff
Intermediate perennial ryegrass (DIP)
3.00kg
Fintona
Intermediate perennial ryegrass (TET)
2.00kg
Moira
Intermediate perennial ryegrass (DIP)
2.00kg
Caledon
Intermediate perennial ryegrass (TET)
2.00kg
Ballintoy
Late perennial ryegrass (TET)
1.00kg
Ensign
White clover blend
Specifications
Sowing rate/m²
1,783 seeds/m²
Sowing rate/acre
14kg per acre
Silage
Grazing
Dairy
Beef
Sheep
AD
Cover Crop
Environmental
Clover
Mixed Livestocks
Grass for Agriculture

The Barenbrug UK range of grass and clover mixtures, for all types of farms, are created to suit each type of grassland and farm management system, providing environmental benefits, biodiversity, high-quality forage yield, better palatability and improved animal health. Use our grass mixture selector tool.

The Barenbrug UK range of grass and clover mixtures, for all types of farms, are created to suit each type of grassland and farm management system, providing environmental benefits, biodiversity, high-quality forage yield, better palatability and improved animal health. Use our...

The Barenbrug UK range of grass and clover mixtures, for all types of farms, are created to suit each type of grassland and farm management system, providing environmental benefits, biodiversity, high-quality forage yield, better palatability and improved animal health. Use our grass mixture selector tool.

Recommended Grass List

Barenbrug UK is a leading organisation within the Recommended Grass and Clover lists, which are drawn up after rigorous testing for attributes such as yield, persistency, quality and disease resistance. With data coming from Barenbrug UK’s own trial site, Cropvale, and evaluated by a panel of experts, these lists can help to decide which variety will suit your requirements. Visit our recommended grass seed pages to see the latest lists.

 

Barenbrug UK is a leading organisation within the Recommended Grass and Clover lists, which are drawn up after rigorous testing for attributes such as yield, persistency, quality and disease resistance. With data coming from Barenbrug UK’s own trial site, Cropvale, and evaluated...

Barenbrug UK is a leading organisation within the Recommended Grass and Clover lists, which are drawn up after rigorous testing for attributes such as yield, persistency, quality and disease resistance. With data coming from Barenbrug UK’s own trial site, Cropvale, and evaluated by a panel of experts, these lists can help to decide which variety will suit your requirements. Visit our recommended grass seed pages to see the latest lists.