SPS Econo Fodder Mix

Enterprise Type

Rainfall / Irrigation

400mm+

A low cost option for farmers wanting to grow bulk winter feed and hay in areas of approx 400mm+ rainfall. The ryegrasses will establish very quickly and produce good amounts of quality food for winter grazing, silage or hay making.

  • Bulk autumn and winter feed
  • Silage or hay option
  • Fast establishing

 

Contents:

Double crop annual ryegrass

Mach1 annual ryegrass

Shaftal persian clover

Paradana balansa clover

 

Sowing rate:

20-25kg/ha


Rainfall:

400+


Soils:

Clay-Loam/Med Fert


Establishment:  

Fast


Persistence:

1

A low cost option for farmers wanting to grow bulk winter feed and hay in areas of approximately 400 mm+ rainfall. The Double Crop and New Tetila ryegrasses will establish very quickly and produce good amounts of quality feed for winter grazing, silage or haymaking.

When direct drilled, old pasture and weeds must be sprayed out and then seed drilled with appropriate fertiliser rates. It is important to be constantly on the lookout for pests such as red legged earthmites and to spray when appropriate with an insecticide.

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