PROTA PLUS

High yielding Italian and clover blend

  • PROTA PLUS is an exceptionally versatile mixture which can provide a number of benefits.
  • It is an ideal break crop in any arable rotation or an exciting alternative to brassicas in livestock systems.
  • Dairy
  • Sheep
  • Beef
  • Grazing
  • Silage

 
How it works

  • BARMULTRA II provides high yields of high quality grass into the second year
  • CONTEA Crimson clover is an erect type single cut annual clover, which will grow from seed to flowering in around 120 days. It should be cut before flowering for maximum quality
  • LIGHTENING Persian clover is more prostrate type multi-cut annual species

 

Animal benefits

  • Suitable for any livestock class including breeding sheep
  • High yields of high protein (20%), high ME (12-14MJ) silage achievable
  • Very long growing season
  • Can shorten finishing period and lower winter feeding requirements compared to grass only

 

Environmental benefits

  • Requires no Nitrogen applications in the first year
  • Can leave up to 50kg N/ha in the soil for subsequent crops
  • Attractive to bees and other insects
  • Cleaner ground conditions than traditional brassica feeding systems & no bare soil overwinter
  • Aggressive root system can improve soil structure and contribute to soil organic matter
Composition
Variety
Species
6.00kg
Barmultra II
Italian ryegrass (TET)
4.50kg
Contea
Crimson clover
1.50kg
Lightening
Persian Clover
Specifications
Sowing rate/acre
12kg/acre
Short term
Medium term
Long term
Silage
Grazing
Cutting & Grazing
BarForage

BarForage is our range of grass and clover mixtures for all types of farms. There is a BarForage mixture to suit each type of grassland and farm management system available, which provides a massive high quality forage yield, better palatability and improves animal health.