Grasses

Westerwolds and Italian offer a short term highly productive option for primarily silage. They are both cost effective and westerwolds has the potential to be ready to cut 12 weeks post sowing with subsequent cuts taken at 6 week intervals. If quantity is the main driving force over the short term they both present very good options.

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Italian Ryegrass

Italian ryegrass generally grows productively for two years.
Duration
1-2 years
Dry Matter Yield Potential (t/Ha)
16
Mainly Cutting
Dual Purpose (Mostly Cutting)
Dual Purpose (Mostly Grazing)
Mainly Grazing
Sowing Rate (Kg/Acre)
Up to 15
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Westerwolds Ryegrass

This is a highly productive ryegrass which grows for one year. It is used mainly as a nurse crop for long term ryegrass mixtures
Duration
1 year
Dry Matter Yield Potential (t/Ha)
16
Mainly Cutting
Dual Purpose (Mostly Cutting)
Dual Purpose (Mostly Grazing)
Mainly Grazing
Sowing Rate (Kg/Acre)
Up to 12
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