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Recommended grass and clover varieties

T. J. Gilliland

Recommended grass and clover varieties

by T. J. Gilliland

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Published by Department of Agriculture Plant Testing Station in Crossnacreevy .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: DANI.

StatementT. J. Gilliland.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15385209M
ISBN 101855270323

Seed Mixture: contains more than one type of grass; for example, Kentucky Bluegrass and Perennial Ryegrass Seed blend: is made of different varieties of a single type of grass. Tractor Supply has everything you need to take care of your lawn, including grass fertilizers and weed control products. Seeding Rate (Pounds Pure Live Grass Seeding Date(s) Seed Per Acre)* Barley Sept. 15 - Oct. 15 96 Bermudagrass Apr. 15 - May 30 Big Bluestem Apr. 15 - May 30 Corn Apr. 25 - June 1 25, PLS/Acre Indiangrass Apr. 15 - May 30 Kentucky Bluegrass Feb. 1 - May 1 or Aug. 1 - Sept. 15 Orchardgrass Mar. 1 - May 1 or 10 Aug. 1.

oats, barley, wheat, rye, triticale, intermediate rye-grass, perennial ryegrass, annual ryegrass, red clover, sorghum & sudangrass (other cover crops available by special order) Michigan State Seed Solutions N. Clinton St. Grand Ledge, MI [email protected] forgage/grain legumes, grains, grasses. Pasture species and varieties used in NSW and listed below are categorised as: temperate or tropical grass; temperate or tropical legume; native grass; pasture herb; forage shrub; For a brief explanation of the main pasture plant groups and their characteristics, go to Categories of pasture plants.

successful in a bunch-type grass than in a sod-forming grass. Due to lack of uniform germination and emergence, frost seeding is more suited to pastures than hay fields. Red clover and white clover are better adapted to frost seed-ing than other legumes. Lespedeza (annual) may also be considered for frost seeding in southern Illinois (see Table. Recommended grass and clover varieties for Northern Ireland Documents. DARD Grass & Clover Recommended List PDF ( MB) Help viewing documents.


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Recommended Grass and Clover Lists» Home» Recommended Grass and This book is designed for merchants with more of a focus on the technical information on varieties in the list. Wales this online tool means that with just a few ‘clicks’ farmers are now able to select and compare the latest recommended perennial ryegrass varieties.

The recommended lists, put together using data from expert trials, contain information on the performance characteristics of grass and clover varieties, so that growers can select the right grass.

Grass Recommended List AD Recommended grass and clover varieties TECHNICAL NOTE TN January • ELEC. Summary • The varieties listed overleaf are recommended for use in Scotland • First choice varieties are highlighted by capitals • Recently introduced first choice varieties are provisional ratings, pending.

in the selection of suitable grass seed mixtures. All grass and clover varieties listed in this booklet have a proven record of performance over a period of years at a number of different locations, and are deemed most suitable for Irish conditions.

Growers should give preference to the Recommended List varieties. Title: Grass and White Clover Recommended List Varieties for Ireland Author: DAFM (CEC Division) Subject: Rec List Created Date: Z.

What Kind of Clover Is Best for Lawns?. White clover (Trifolium repens) is traditionally planted in ornamental lawns and grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 to   Contains perennial rye grass, Kentucky Bluegrass, Timothy, orchard grass, and white clover.

It starts growing fairly quickly making it excellent for establishing and replenishing a pasture. It is endophyte free and can handle pasture traffic without dying off.

Test your soil pH. Start by determining whether you have the right kind of soil to allow clover to thrive. Most varieties of clover do best in soil with a pH between andalthough some do well in soil with a pH as high as Purchase a soil testing kit Views: K.

Crimson clover does not tolerate cold; in northern states it is best planted in spring as a warm-season annual. Ladino Clover – Ladino clover is a cool-season perennial legume that spreads by stolons. In the proper growing environment, ladino clover can persist for four to five years, particularly in northern climates.

Other outstanding varieties from the / Recommended Grass and Clover Lists (RGCL) include Galgorm and Fintona, which both maintain their position as two of the highest yielding varieties on the list.

Galgorm is the latest AFBI-bred intermediate heading diploid perennial ryegrass, and tops its category for both yield and quality. Eight new varieties of ryegrass and one red and one white clover have been added to the Recommended Grass and Clover Lists (RGCL).

Only grasses and clovers that have undergone at least four years of independent testing are included in the lists. Scotts Turf Builder EdgeGuard Mini Broadcast Spreader - Spreads Grass Seed, Fertilizer and Salt - Holds up to 5, sq.

of Scotts Grass Seed or Fertilizer Products out of 5 stars 5, $ $ 99 $ $ Recommended grass and clover list /19 Published 14 May The England and Wales Recommended Grass and Clover Lists are drawn up after rigorous and independent testing for attributes such as yield, feed quality, disease, persistence and seasonal growth patterns.

The trials are carried out by NIAB TAG and evaluated by a panel of experts. Or you can spend a few dollars and seed new clover into the system. From there, the key is keeping a canopy to shade the weed seed in the soil and keep it from germinating.

“As long as we’re maintaining good health and vigor of the fescue through good fertility and good grazing management, you can likely go years without having weeds. Best Seed For The Best Grass Many years of natural selection have resulted in revolutionary micro-clovers with all the benefits of traditional clover packed into very tiny leaves.

Microclover 'spoon feeds' nitrogen to the grass, producing a healthy, dense and naturally green lawn. Helps out-compete weeds, and keeps grass green all season s:   Ten new varieties of ryegrass, two Hybrid and one Timothy (grass) have been added to the / Recommended Grass and Clover Lists (RGCL) for England and Wales.

Only grasses and clovers that have undergone at least four years of independent testing are included in the lists. Alsike Clover (Trifolium Hybridum) - Alsike clover is a short-lived perennial plant, alsike clover lacks persistence so is treated agriculturally as a biennial. It is grown widely in the eastern and northern mid-western states, and in the Pacific Northwest from bulk clover seeds.

Similar in many ways to red clover, it matures a week to ten days earlier. Using pasture mixes on your farm is a smart move. They’re versatile and more forgiving to adverse soil and climate conditions than monocultures.

Mixes usually provide better nutrition and yield across the growing season. However, pastures need good management to be able to optimize the potential.

Regular mowing and fertilizing are just as important as rotational grazing in maintaining a. Clover lawns do have some disadvantages: It stains clothing more easily than grass. It is not durable enough for playing fields or high traffic areas, unless mixed with grass.; It is a short-lived perennial and may require reseeding every years to maintain an even stand in pure clover lawns.

In mixed grass-clover lawns, clover will reseed itself adequately to maintain a consistent presence. Orchardgrass- This grass is good for pasture, hay and silage. It is very productive "bunch-type" grass that responds well to good management. It grows best in well drained soils, has rapid regrowth and is palatable.

However when it becomes mature, palatability rapidly declines. Common varieties mature rapidly, so consider late maturing varieties. The best way to control clover is to stop it before it starts. One way is to feed your lawn regularly (four times per year), which provides grass with the nutrients it needs to grow thick and strong.

Thick lawns are able to crowd out weeds like clover.Nature's Seed is a top seller of North America’s best grass seed for lawn, pasture and wildflower seed solutions. Free shipping on orders of $ or more. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser.White clover is a perennial legume that spreads by branching stolons.

Like all other legumes, it produces its own nitrogen. White clover is mainly used in grazing pastures for its high protein and energy values. Current studies show an increased dry matter intake of two pounds per cow, per day, when white clover is added to the grass.

A good mixture of grass and white clover can yield as much.