Prairie States Seed




Meadow Fescue

Festuca pratense Although very popular in Canada, meadow fescue is seldom used in the USA. This species deserves a better place in the USA forage market. It grows under cool,

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Phleum pratense Palatability and superior winter hardiness are Timothy’s most important features. It does very well on wet, peaty and heavy textured soils. The establishment of this species is rather

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Tall Fescue

Festuca arundinacea Tall fescue is a very adaptable species and grows well in dry or wet conditions. It is also winter-hardy and persistent. Tall fescue grows early in the spring

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Kentucky Bluegrass

Kentucky bluegrass is one of the most common species in natural pastures of temperate climates. It is highly palatable, except at the advanced-maturity stage. It spreads with rhizomes to form

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Lolium x Festuca Pratense Varieties of Festulolium are obtained by crossing perennial or Italian ryegrass and meadow fescue. Festulolium combines winter-hardiness and forage quality as can be expected from this

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Perennial Ryegrass

Lolium perenne Perennial Ryegrass is the most widely grown cool season forage grass in the world. In the past, perennial ryegrass use in North America was limited because existing varieties

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Annual Ryegrass

Lolium multiflorum westerwoldicum Annual ryegrass establishes very rapidly, which gives high productivity in the planting season. This species is mainly used for overseeding warm season pastures in the fall. Annual

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Italian Ryegrass

Lolium multiflorum Italian ryegrass provides excellent quality forage for up to two years, depending on climate and available moisture. Due to its quick regrowth, very early development in spring, and

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Orchard Grass

Dactylis glomerata Orchardgrass is valuable on light textured soils due to its outstanding drought-tolerance. Most varieties have good winter-hardiness, although few varieties have superior winter-hardiness. The species is rather slow

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