Hay & Pasture Grasses
Cool season perennial grown for feeding livestock as a forage crop. Used for grazing, hay, and silage, as well as a green manure and cover crop. Vernal, Cimarron, Buffalo varieties.
Seeding Rate: 15-20 lbs. per acre / 10-15 in mixes
Leafy cool season perennial grass best suited for hay or early spring pasture. Drought resistant, high-yielding, sod forming.
Seeding Instructions: 10 lbs alone per acre in early Spring or in the Fall with small grain
Cajun II Endophyte Free Fescue
High yielding, early maturing Endophyte fungus free Fescue for horses and livestock. Affordable non-toxic forage producing option for permanent pasture with cold and heat tolerance.
When to Plant: Early Fall or Spring
Seeding Rate: 25-40 lbs per acre/10-15 in mixes
An extremely fast growing, establishing perennial legume used for ground cover, erosion control, and as a green fertilizer crop. It is also used as a bank stabilizer along roads and waterways. Blooms during summer with white-violet blooms. Inoculation and companion crop suggested.
Seeding Rate: 25 lbs per acre / 15 in mixes
A winter legume commonly used for cover crops, weed suppression, erosion control, ground cover, and green manure. It can add 75-100 pounds of Nitrogen to soil.
When to Plant: Late Summer to early Fall
Seeding Rate: 25-30 lbs per acre / 10-15 lbs in mixes
Kentucky 31 Fescue
Easily established, highly adaptable grass for lawns and pastures.
Seeding Rate: 25-40 lbs per acre for pastures and 25 lbs in lawns
Flowering shrub type plant that persists well in poor soil conditions and hot weather. Can be used for pasture, hay, soil improvement game plots. Various annual and perennial types.
Seeding Rate: 25-40 lbs per acre / 15 in mixes
A group of small-seeded warm season grasses widely grown for cereal crops, grain, hay, fodder and food purposes. German, Pearl, Proso Japanese and Browntop are subject to availability.
When to Plant: No earlier than May/June
Seeding Rate: 25-30 lbs per acre
Oats (Brooks, Ogle, Bob)
Excellent for hay, silage, grain or as a nurse crop.
When to Plant: Spring varieties need to be planted March/April for best results
Seeding Rate: 70 lbs per acre for grain. 100 lbs for silage and hay. 30 lbs per acre for cover crop.
Germinate quickly. Cold tolerant and can be grown in poor soils as a nurse crop and Nitrogen fixing.
Rape Seed (Dwarf Essex)
A bright-yellow flowering Winter-Spring annual member of the mustard or cabbage family grown for vegetable oil or animal feed. Used for cattle feeding, pigs, poultry and sheep.
Seeding Rate: 6-8 lbs per acre
A very versatile cereal crop grown for grain, livestock forage or sweet crop.
When to Plant: In the Spring, after the last frost
Seeding Rate: 30-50 lbs per acre in 7 inch rows / 10-20 lbs for hay
Kow Choice Sorghum/Sudan
Hybrid sorghum producing juicy leaves in combination with sweet stalks while providing fast regrowth and incorporating drought resistant. Good as grazing or hay when cut waist to chest high or before seed head develops.
A long-lived deep rooted perennial legume, ideally suited for pastures. Birdsfoot Trefoil grows and produces forage during July and August, when most cool-season grasses are semi-dormant. Trefoil does not cause bloat, as do many other commonly used legumes.
When to Plant: Spring or early Fall
Seeding Rate: 15 lbs per acre / 8 lbs in mixes
Hybrid cross between wheat and rye makes for a hardy, high protein alternative for grazing, hay or silage.
Seeding Instructions: Best if drilled at 100 lbs per acre in Spring or Fall
A deep rooted cereal grain planted in fall for cover, pasture, silage or green chop.
Seeding Rate: 100 lbs per acre
Fast establishing warm season grass used for beautification and soil stabilization. Produces ornamental, wispy plumes.
Seeding Rate: 3-5 lbs per acre
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