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. 

EARLY CUT & GRAZE

A top quality hybrid ryegrass based ley, designed to give excellent forage cuts with the option to graze

  • An excellent cutting and grazing ley using the most persistent hybrid varieties for a full five years' production
  • Designed to provide excellent spring growth, enabling an early first cut
  • Short Term
  • Medium Term
  • Long Term

 

  • This mixture delivers maximum production by using the top yielding varieties
  • The high proportion of tetraploid varieties ensures better drought resistance and higher water soluble carbohydrate content
  • Fintona is the highest yielding perennial ryegrass ever listed in the UK with unrivalled spring grazing yields and impressive sward density for the type
  • Barblanca white clover is included for nitrogen fixation and increased protein content
  • Uses all Herbage Varieties Guide recommended varieties

 

WHEN TO SOW

Sow when soil temperature is above 8°C; clover will germinate at 10°C.

 

The mixture has been designed to provide season-long production, with exceptional early spring and late summer growth.

 

WHEN TO CUT

Produces highly digestible forage from a late May-early June first cut with the mixture averaging over 70% D value throughout the season.

 

WHEN TO GRAZE

This top-quality dual purpose mixture has the ability to be grazed from early spring through to late summer.

 

If it's being used as cut and graze, the mixture will deliver two exceptional silage cuts and early summer grazing, making it truly flexible.

Composition
Variety
Species
3.50kg
Novial
Hybrid ryegrass (TET)
3.50kg
Aston Crusader
Hybrid ryegrass (TET)
3.00kg
Moira
Intermediate perennial ryegrass (DIP)
3.50kg
Fintona
Intermediate perennial ryegrass (TET)
0.50kg
Barblanca
White clover
Specifications
Sowing rate/acre
14kg per acre
Sowing rate/m²
1,356 seeds/m²
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.